drive (drove, driven)

drive (drove, driven)
دَقَّ \ beat (beat, beaten): to hit many times: The rain was beating on the roof. drive (drove, driven): to strike a nail with force: I drove a nail into the door. hammer: to knock hard; use a hammer: The policeman hammered on the door. I hammered the nails in. pound: to strike (with) heavy blows with the hand: He pounded on the door. ring: (of a bell) to sound; to sound like bell, or by using a bell: The telephone rang. \ See Also رن (رَنّ)، أدخل (أدْخَلَ)، طَرَقَ بِعُنْف

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