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  1. drive-innoun


  2. drive-innoun

    Providing service to patrons who remain in their automobiles.

    drive-in bank; drive-in church; drive-in funeral parlor

    drive-in movie, drive-in cinema, drive-in theatre, drive-in theater, drive-through

  3. drive-innoun

    A drive-through restaurant where patrons remain in their vehicles and order food and beverages via a speaker phone; their meal is delivered to their vehicle.

    The teen-agers went down to the drive-in to order some hamburgers and fries.

    drive-in restaurant, drive-through

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drive-inverb

    any installation designed to accommodate patrons in their automobiles

  2. drive inverb

    cause a run or runner to be scored

    "His line double drove in Jim Lemon with the winning run"

    screw, drive in

  3. drive inverb

    arrive by motorcar

    "The star and her manager drive in today from their motor tour across the country"

    screw, drive in

  4. screw, drive inverb

    cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion

    "drive in screws or bolts"

    jazz, have sex, do it, chouse, chicane, hump, bang, screw, have intercourse, sleep together, love, drive in, know, jockey, roll in the hay, get it on, lie with, have it away, be intimate, eff, cheat, have a go at it, get laid, bed, make out, shaft, have it off, bonk, sleep with, make love

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  1. Lead Pastor James Ludlow:

    We love drive-in movies, frozen yogurt, dates to IKEA and trips to the beach. we are stunned ! Shocked ! Wounded, broken and dismayed. But we know one thing for sure... they are in glory in the loving arms of our King Jesus !

  2. Paul Degarabedian:

    Streaming will continue to be a factor no doubt, but if 2020 showed us anything, it's that even with unlimited options at home, movie fans found a way to see films on the big screen whether at the drive-in, or in brick-and-mortar theaters.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    If the vaccination drive in school, college, university, society, organization or at any association causes any sort of problem to many people, then it is time to catch hold of that head person who organized or forced it to know its reason and his commission

  4. Lita Baehre:

    I'm looking forward to the first showdown after the lockdown. The competitive atmosphere, the great atmosphere for which the Duesseldorf audience is known, i'm sure this event will also be a real highlight due to the special location. I don't think a pole vaulter ever jumped in a drive-in cinema.

  5. Tabernacle Baptist:

    I want to make sure that were not doing things to hurt our neighbor and I know that those that have been doing the virtual services and the drive-in services have been protecting their flock.

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