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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRIVEN

He took a cab and was driven to the local branch of his favourite temple of chance.

Strive and grope as he would, the thing had driven him on relentlessly.

Hunger and cold seemed to have driven them from their former homes.

When he had come too near he had been driven away by the heat.

I knew we were now in the very country that had driven Mr. Gosse back.

By my last deposit, you will see how I am driven, and what a poor prisoner I am.

Into His light we advance slowly, unwillingly, driven by our pain; but we advance.

Therefore my reluctance to be driven from my place of usefulness.

Misfortune had driven them into the earth; it would be fortune to stay there.

Rico started off, as if driven by the longing that now took possession of him.

WORD ORIGIN

"motivated," by 1972, past participle adjective from drive (v.).

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