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Babylon English-English     

•  drive home  

return to one's house by car; transport someone to their house by car; convince, persuade



d) [transitive always + adverb/preposition]TTC        to take someone somewhere in a car, truck etc:
She drove Anna to London.
I'll        drive        you        home.

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drive              
    1        drive   drives   driving   drove   driven  
        When you drive somewhere, you operate a car or other vehicle and control its movement and direction.
            I drove into town and went to a restaurant for dinner.
            He put the bags in the car and drove off.
            She never learned to drive.
            Mrs Glick drove her own car and the girls went in Nancy's convertible.
        VB  
       
    ·        driving  
            ...a qualified driving instructor...
            It was an outrageous piece of dangerous driving.
        N-UNCOUNT  
       
    2        drive   drives   driving   drove   driven  
        If you drive someone somewhere, you take them there in a car or other vehicle.
            His daughter Carly drove him to the train station.
        VB  
       
    3        drive   drives  
        A drive is a journey in a car or other vehicle.
            I thought we might go for a drive on Sunday.
        N-COUNT  
       
    4        drive   drives  
        A drive is a wide piece of hard ground, or sometimes a private road, that leads from the road to a person's house.
        N-COUNT  
        = driveway  
    5        drive   drives   driving   drove   driven  
        If something drives a machine, it supplies the power that makes it work.
            The current flows into electric motors that drive the wheels.
        VB  
       
    6        drive  
        Drive is the power supplied by the engine to particular wheels in a car or other vehicle to make the vehicle move.
            He put the jeep in four-wheel drive and splashed up the slope.
        N-UNCOUNT: usu n N  
       
    7        drive   drives  
        You use drive to refer to the mechanical part of a computer which reads the data on disks and tapes, or writes data onto them.
            The firm specialised in supplying pieces of equipment, such as terminals, tape drives or printers.
        N-COUNT: usu supp N  
       
            See also disk drive.
    8        drive   drives   driving   drove   driven  
        If you drive something such as a nail into something else, you push it in or hammer it in using a lot of effort.
            I had to use our sledgehammer to drive the pegs into the side of the path.
            We managed to hold a strip of lead along it long enough for me to drive in a nail.
        VB  
       
    9        drive   drives   driving   drove   driven  
        In games such as cricket, golf, soccer, or football, if a player drives a ball somewhere, they kick or hit it there with a lot of force.
            The clearance fell to Armstrong, who drove the ball into the roof of the Liverpool net.
        VB  
       
    10        drive   drives  
        In golf, a drive is the first stroke a player makes from the tee.
            Woosnam sliced his drive into the bushes.
        N-COUNT  
       
    11        drive   drives   driving   drove   driven  
        If the wind, rain, or snow drives in a particular direction, it moves with great force in that direction.
            Rain drove against the window.
        VB  
       
    ·        driving  
            He crashed into a tree in driving rain.
            ...rescuers battling through driving snow.
        ADJ: ADJ n  
       
    12        drive   drives   driving   drove   driven  
        If you drive people or animals somewhere, you make them go to or from that place.
            The last offensive drove thousands of people into Thailand.
            Every summer the shepherds drive the sheep up to pasture.
            The smoke also drove mosquitoes away.
        VB  
       
    13        drive   drives   driving   drove   driven  
        To drive someone into a particular state or situation means to force them into that state or situation.
            The recession and hospital bills drove them into bankruptcy.
            He nearly drove Elsie mad with his fussing.
        VB  
       
    14        drive   drives   driving   drove   driven  
        The desire or feeling that drives a person to do something, especially something extreme, is the desire or feeling that causes them to do it.
            More than once, depression drove him to attempt suicide.
            Jealousy drives people to murder.
            If we are driven by guilt, resentment and anxiety, our children will absorb these feelings and express them too.
            ...a man driven by a pathological need to win.
        VB  
       
    15        drive  
        If you say that someone has drive, you mean they have energy and determination.
            John will be best remembered for his drive and enthusiasm.
        N-UNCOUNT  
       
    16        drive   drives  
        A drive is a very strong need or desire in human beings that makes them act in particular ways.
            ...compelling, dynamic sex drives.
        N-COUNT  
        = campaign  
    17        drive  
        A drive is a special effort made by a group of people for a particular purpose.
            The ANC is about to launch a nationwide recruitment drive.
            The Church in Haiti has played an important role in the drive towards democracy.
        N-SING: with supp  
       
    18        drive  
        Drive is used in the names of some streets.
            ...23 Queen's Drive, Malvern, Worcestershire.
        N-IN-NAMES  
       
    19        drive  
        If you ask someone what they are driving at, you are asking what they are trying to say or what they are saying indirectly.
            It was clear Cohen didn't understand what Millard was driving at.
        PHR: V inflects  
       
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stay-at-home        adjective                                                
       
                       
ˈstay-at-ˌhome [only before noun]
staying at home, rather than working somewhere else, usually in order to take care of children:
a stay-at-home mom



home 1  noun, adjective, and adverb uses              
    1        home   homes  
        Someone's home is the house or flat where they live.
            Last night they stayed at home and watched TV.
            The General divided his time between his shabby offices in Carlton Gardens and his home in Hampstead.
            ...the allocation of land for new homes.
        N-COUNT: oft poss N, also at N  
       
    2        home  
        You can use home to refer in a general way to the house, town, or country where someone lives now or where they were born, often to emphasize that they feel they belong in that place.
            She gives frequent performances of her work, both at home and abroad.
            His father worked away from home for much of Jim's first five years.
            At seventeen, Daniele was told to leave home by her father.
            Ms Highsmith has made Switzerland her home.
            Warwick is home to some 550 international students.
            Brian decided to leave the UK and set up home in Southern Spain.
            He has moved back to his home town of Miami.
        N-UNCOUNT  
       
    3        home  
        Home means to or at the place where you live.
            His wife wasn't feeling too well and she wanted to go home.
            I'll telephone you as soon as I get home.
            Hi, Mom, I'm home!.
            Company officials say striking union members should stay home today.
        ADV: ADV after v, be ADV  
       
    4        home  
        Home means made or done in the place where you live.
            ...cheap but healthy home cooking...
            All you have to do is make a home video.
        ADJ: ADJ n  
       
    5        home  
        Home means relating to your own country as opposed to foreign countries.
            Europe's software companies still have a growing home market.
            ...the Guardian's home news pages.
        ADJ: ADJ n  
        = domestic  
    6        home   homes  
        A home is a large house or institution where a number of people live and are looked after, instead of living in their own houses or flats. They usually live there because they are too old or ill to look after themselves or for their families to care for them.
            It's going to be a home for handicapped children.
            ...an old people's home.
        N-COUNT  
       
    7        home   homes  
        You can refer to a family unit as a home.
            She had, at any rate, provided a peaceful and loving home for Harriet.
            Single-parent homes are commonplace.
        N-COUNT  
       
    8        home  
        If you refer to the home of something, you mean the place where it began or where it is most typically found.
            This south-west region of France is the home of claret.
        N-SING: with supp, usu N of n  
       
    9        home   homes  
        If you find a home for something, you find a place where it can be kept.
            The equipment itself is getting smaller, neater and easier to find a home for.
        N-COUNT: oft N for n  
       
    10        home  
        If you press, drive, or hammer something home, you explain it to people as forcefully as possible.
            It is now up to all of us to debate this issue and press home the argument.
        ADV: ADV after v  
       
    11        home  
        When a sports team plays at home, they play a game on their own ground, rather than on the opposing team's ground.
            I scored in both games against Barcelona; we drew at home and beat them away.
        N-UNCOUNT: usu at N  
       
    +        home  
        Also an adjective.
            All three are Chelsea fans, and attend all home games together.
        ADJ: ADJ n  
        * away  
    12        home  
        If you feel at home, you feel comfortable in the place or situation that you are in.
            He spoke very good English and appeared pleased to see us, and we soon felt quite at home.
            I am not completely at home in any Protestant Church.
        PHR: v-link PHR  
       
    13        home  
        To bring something home to someone means to make them understand how important or serious it is.
            Their sobering conversation brought home to everyone present the serious and worthwhile work the Red Cross does.
        PHR: V inflects, usu PHR to n  
       
    14        home  
        If you say that someone is, in British English home and dry, or in American English home free, you mean that they have been successful or that they are certain to be successful.
            The prime minister and the moderates are not yet home and dry.
        PHR: v-link PHR  
       
    15        home  
        If a situation or what someone says hits home or strikes home, people accept that it is real or true, even though it may be painful for them to realize.
            Did the reality of war finally hit home?.
            Israeli officials say that message struck home.
        PHR: V inflects  
       
    16        home  
        You can say a home from home in British English or a home away from home in American English to refer to a place in which you are as comfortable as in your own home.
            Many cottages are a home from home, offering microwaves, dishwashers, tvs and videos.
        PHR: usu v-link PHR  approval  
       
    17        home  
        If you say to a guest `Make yourself at home', you are making them feel welcome and inviting them to behave in an informal, relaxed way.
        CONVENTION  politeness  
       
    18        home  
        If you say that something is nothing to write home about, you mean that it is not very interesting or exciting. (INFORMAL)
            So a dreary Monday afternoon in Walthamstow is nothing to write home about, right?
        PHR: v-link PHR  
       
    19        home  
        If something that is thrown or fired strikes home, it reaches its target. (WRITTEN)
            Only two torpedoes struck home.
        PHR: V inflects  
       
(c) HarperCollins Publishers.




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•  at home  

    I was at home all day: IN, in one's house, present, available, indoors, inside, here.
    she felt very much at home: AT EASE, comfortable, relaxed, content; in one's element.
    he is at home with mathematics: CONFIDENT WITH, conversant with, proficient in; used to, familiar with, au fait with, au courant with, skilled in, experienced in, well versed in; informal well up on.
    she was not at home to friends: ENTERTAINING, receiving; playing host to.

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Post time 2007-9-12 13:38:09 |Display all floors
drive home : to make sb. understand sth.
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Post time 2007-9-12 13:54:43 |Display all floors
I'm totally baffled by your answers. Could you give me more information?

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Post time 2007-9-12 14:13:37 |Display all floors
from LDOCE4

drive sth. home: to make sth. completely clear to sb.
e.g. HE didn't have to drive the point home,. The videotape has done that
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Post time 2007-9-12 14:23:09 |Display all floors
Maybe, but It doesn't means "at home"

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