General Writing and Grammar Help/Driven to do something

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Dear Ted:

Would you please give me some examples of how to use "driven to do something" correctly?

Again, many, many thanks for your kind help.

Paolo

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Dear Paolo:

Would you please give me some examples of how to use "driven to do something"
correctly?

*** His strong desire to have money DROVE him to rob banks.

The little girl was DRIVEN to anxiety, because she believed there were monsters under her bed.

I felt DRIVEN to help the beggar on the street, because I recognized him as a former classmate.

Ted

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I am the bibliographic instruction and reference librarian at a public college. Some members of the English department recommend me to their students. I offer assistance in grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraph development. My master`s thesis concerns William Faulkner`s tragic novels. I formerly taught advanced placement English at two schools in the Philadelphia area.

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B. A. and M. A in English; MSIS in Library & Information Sciences; graduate study in philosophy

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