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Drive-by shooting a shooting carried out from a passing vehicle; the term is recorded in the US from the early 1980s, and was linked particularly with rival teenage gangs and with the drug culture. The term drive-by soon began to be used figuratively, especially in implying a hit-and-run approach to a subject, as in drive-by documentary and drive-by journalism.

drive gently over the stones traditional advice to the inexperienced; saying recorded from the early 18th century.

you can drive out Nature with a pitchfork, but she keeps on coming back proverbial saying, mid 16th century; originally, with reference to the Epistles of the Roman poet Horace (65–8 bc), ‘Naturam expelles furca, tamen usque recurret [You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back].’

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