What is the Meaning of DRIVE UP?
Drive up means to drive (mostly) north to a specific destination.
1. Why don’t you drive up and visit us this weekend?
2. We drove up to Alaska last summer.
Drive up sometimes means drive forward.
1. (over the intercom at a fast-food drive-through restaurant) I’m sorry. I can’t hear you. Please drive up to the next window.
2. There’s a strange sound coming from the engine. I’m going to drive up to the next gas station and get them to take a look.
|present –||DRIVE UP|
|present participle –||DRIVING UP|
|past –||DROVE UP|
|past participle –||DRIVEN UP|