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 Drive at (To).Driv’eller. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Drive Off.
 
To defer, to procrastinate. The idea is, running away or drawing off from something that ought to be done, with the promise of coming to it at a future time.   1
 


 Drive at (To).Driv’eller. 

 
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