One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The point that someone is attempting to make.‘I don't understand what you're driving at’
suggest, imply, hint at, allude to, intimate, insinuate, indicate, have in mindView synonyms
- ‘Perhaps what Ferguson is driving at is the need to keep winning and winning.’
- ‘He gave his brother an odd look. ‘What are you driving at?’’
- ‘It was cryptic, but currency markets traders knew exactly what the G7, or more precisely, Mr Snow, was driving at.’
- ‘Ultimately, what Crichton is driving at is a relatively simple point: that man's vision, either past or forward, is remarkably short-sighted.’
- ‘You can see what Mahoney is driving at: that materialism is no substitute for morality.’
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