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An example use of drive in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… lot the fumble the drive Jordan over …”
Drive is a verb meaning to propel a vehicle forward by moving the vehicle's wheels over the ground.
the word drive occurs in english on average 114.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that drive can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;
3) transport and travel;