- Get a lot of mileage out of something: When you get a lot of mileage out of something, like a pair of shoes, you can use it for a long time because it well made.
- Shift gears: When you shift gears, you change the topic of the conversation.
- Get this show on the road: We often say, Let’s get this show on the road which means, “let’s get started.”
- In the driver’s seat: When you are in the driver’s seat, you are in control of the situation.
- Drive at: Drive at means to imply; to say indirectly. If someone is speaking indirectly, you can ask them, What are you driving at? which means, “what are you implying?”
- Driving force: When someone is the driving force of a company, it means that person is the most powerful person in the company.
- Race through: When you race through something, you do it very quickly.