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Hello,

He has to drive back home to pick up his daughter.
Can I use ''ride back home'' as a synonym for drive back home?

Thank you so much for your reply.
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If the person is driving a car, you cannot substitute 'drive back home' with 'ride back home'.

In the given context, ride is reserved for bicycles/motorcycles/animals.
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