English verb: drive home
|1.||drive home (possession) carry out or perform|
|Samples||Deliver an attack.|
Deliver a blow.
The boxer drove home a solid left.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s something to somebody
|2.||drive home (communication) make clear by special emphasis and try to convince somebody of something|
|Samples||Drive home a point or an argument.|
I'm trying to drive home these basic ideas.
|Synonyms||press home, ram home|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||accent, accentuate, emphasise, emphasize, punctuate, stress|