let drive


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Verb1.let drive - fire as from a gunlet drive - fire as from a gun; "The soldiers let drive their bullets"
fire, discharge - cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
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When the Ass saw that the huge beast could be assailed with impunity, he let drive at his forehead with his heels.
There had been no order given; the men, upon recognizing the menace, had immedi- ately let drive their flock of bullets without wait- ing for word of command.
The man he let drive at dodged the arrow, and before he could shoot another his enemies were upon him.
I had selected my longest arrow, and with all my strength had bent the bow until the very tip of the shaft rested upon the thumb of my left hand, and then as the great creature darted toward us I let drive straight for that tough breast.
Then Tarzan fitted an arrow to his bow, and drawing the slim shaft far back let drive with all the force of the tough wood that only he could bend.