drive out

drive out(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to expell)
a. expulsar
The Pueblos won the battle and drove the Spanish out of their land.Los Pueblo ganaron la batalla y expulsaron a los españoles de su tierra.
b. echar
When the town learned what the man had done, they drove him out.Cuando la gente del pueblo se enteró de lo que había hecho el hombre, lo echaron.
2. (to exorcize)
a. ahuyentar
The babalawo explained that the ritual would drive out the evil spirit.El babalawo explicó que el ritual ahuyentaría el espíritu del mal.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
3. (to leave in a car)
a. salir
When we drove out of the driveway, our neighbor waved hello.Cuando salimos de la entrada de la casa, nuestro vecino nos saludó con la mano.
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drive out
transitive verb
(force to leave)
invading tribes drove them out las tribus invasoras los expulsaron de sus tierras; the smell drove me out el olor me obligó a salir; it is said to drive out evil spirits se dice que ahuyenta a los espíritus malignos
the pueblo people used the canyon before the Navajos arrived and drove them out modern humans were there, then the Neanderthals moved in and drove them out invading Vietnamese troops drove them out almost 13 years ago Patrol leaders say they are succeeding,driving out the drug dealers block by block the troops are not withdrawing, they're being driven out force to disappear
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