drive under the influence

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Definition of drive under the influence

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: to drive while drunk He was arrested for driving under the influence.

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“Drive under the influence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drive%20under%20the%20influence. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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