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- because of; for; tobecause of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to becomecluster; collection; collection of bookscluster; collection; collection of books; thicketto expel; to urge on; to driveto expel; to urge on; to drive; to run quickly
bird; lentigo; sparrow trad. (為叢驅雀/為叢敺雀) 為 叢 驅/敺 雀 simp. (为丛驱雀) 为 丛 驱 雀 alternative forms 為叢驅爵／為叢敺爵／为丛驱爵 Literally: “to drive the sparrows into the thickets”.
See the etymology at 為淵驅魚，為叢驅雀.
- (figuratively) to produce the exact opposite effect of what one wished
- (figuratively, by extension) to drive one's allies or people to the side of the enemy