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driven

Date: Jun 28 2007

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“I’m very driven. I’m the kind of person who doesn’t take no for an answer.”

- Pop-punk singer Avril Lavigne on her rise to success. (Blender)

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

highly motivated; ambitious; obsessed with success

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

Someone who is driven has a lot of passion and tries really hard to achieve his or her goals. People who are driven seem as though there is a motor inside them that drives them to seek success. You can also say that a really ambitious person “has a lot of drive.”

Avril Lavigne claims that she had to fight hard with her record label to get them to let her keep her punky image. She says that success was not handed to her and that she had to fight hard to be able to be herself and achieve the international success she has. She was very driven, always pushing on when someone tried to stop her.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“If you want to become an Olympic athlete you have to be very driven.”

“I think my little brother could go far if he was a little more driven.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Catrachita striving to achieve because of a strong need or inner compulsion
by Catrachita
cords_107 driven here means persevering, determined, insistent
by cords_107
Josh K motivare, energy, someone with motivate
by Josh K
determined, persevering, insistent
by cordelyn_hernandez@yahoo.com
A strong motivating tendency or instinct toward a particular end, or determined, a person that never give up facing troubles.
by sandra tiriba
hard working
by AmyLi
xiahong having a compulsive quality
by xiahong
Newcastle Avril Lavigne always feels motivated and selfconfident when she has to face a new challenge.
by Newcastle
strongly motivated to succeed
by periwinkle.chic
stubborn, strongly motivated
by shiba.anand
strong-willed
by jixie_91
hossein99 compel to act in a particular way
by hossein99

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Comments

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aunglawkeeshein

Myanmar

I am driven too. well that is I really want to be a world famous singer someday …

09:15 AM May 19 2010 |

aunglawkeeshein

Myanmar

I am driven too. well that is I really want to be a world famous singer someday …

09:12 AM May 19 2010 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

someone who want to achieve a big succeed

08:42 AM Mar 29 2009 |

Monday

Monday

China

the voice,beautiful
“driven” means sth u must to do,u decided to do it or sb told u

02:12 PM Nov 08 2007 |

yantengkui

yantengkui

China

“someone who has a lot of sex can be said to have a high sex drive.”
can you explain the sentence in more detail as i cant understand it.

03:08 AM Nov 06 2007 |

Ange888

Ange888

Brazil

I understand.. a few

03:08 AM Nov 02 2007 |

seekingfaith

United States

wow!!!! tha sounds gr8 haha

04:56 AM Oct 22 2007 |

kadria assem

Egypt

i hope learn english

02:31 PM Oct 04 2007 |

rhapsoder

rhapsoder

Colombia

Is someone who goes with firmness and strong will towards a goal

10:33 PM Sep 25 2007 |

Sysunia

Sysunia

Poland

When someone is driven round the bend in order to achieve the success

03:52 PM Aug 04 2007 |

alhassansoale

Ghana

hi
my name is soale and i want to take u as my friend bye

08:29 PM Jul 02 2007 |

hirohirohiro

Zimbabwe

s

02:36 PM Jun 29 2007 |

lol3avril

lol3avril

Thailand

Many thank…i’ll keep it all lol…

02:17 AM Jun 29 2007 |

josh_y

Viet Nam

I/m driven.^^

02:33 PM Jun 28 2007 |

Boulbol

Boulbol

Syrian Arab Republic

Good Point

11:28 AM Jun 28 2007 |

sszhou

sszhou

China

My job driven me to study English. Because I’m working in an American company. :-P

05:11 AM Jun 28 2007 |

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