drive home

drive home

  1. (transitive) To push to or into a target.
  2. (idiomatic, transitive) To emphasize (a point) with tangible or powerful demonstration.
    “I do what I like”, he said, and — just to drive home the point — he spat on the newly-cleaned floor.
  3. (idiomatic, transitive) To push something into position completely by force - often with a hammer.
  4. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see drive, home
    He decided not to drive home right away.
    He was afraid he would doze off on the long drive home.

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