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ride roughshod overTo act in a bullying or inconsiderate manner; to display disregard towards someone or something.Rate it:

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run roughshod overTo treat roughly or without care, respect, or moderation; to act without control; to damage.Rate it:

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ride with the punchesTo deflect the force of an opponent's punches by moving the body adroitlyRate it:

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ride outTo tackle a difficult problem and survive.Rate it:

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free rideAn opportunity or benefit which has no cost, especially one enjoyed or undertaken at the expense of others.Rate it:

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go along for the rideTo accompany someone passively, or to take a passive role in a project.Rate it:

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Nantucket sleigh rideAn obsolete and dangerous method of whale hunting in which a small boat manned by rowers and a harpooner, or a series of small boats tied together, would be attached to a whale by means of a harpoon and would then be towed by the creature at high speed across the water's surface, until the whale eventually became exhausted.Rate it:

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Nantucket sleigh rideA similar scenario involving a large fish.Rate it:

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ride downto cause (a horse) to fall when riding.Rate it:

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ride downto catch or catch up with (someone) by chasing on horsebackRate it:

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ride downTo bear down, as on a halyard when hoisting a sail.Rate it:

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ride herd onTo supervise a group of people, such as workers, and/or their actions, i.e. their work.Rate it:

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ride one's luckTo avoid failure only by good fortune.Rate it:

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ride shotgunTo assist and protect.Rate it:

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ride shotgunTo ride in the front passenger seat of a vehicle, next to the driver.Rate it:

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ride shotgunProbably arose in early-20th-century Western fiction and movies to describe an employee armed with a rifle or shotgun riding next to a stagecoach driver for protection.Rate it:

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ride someone's assto find fault with someone, to constantly criticiseRate it:

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ride tall in the saddleTo act or conduct oneself in a manner that is imposing, impressive, resolute, or manly.Rate it:

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ride tall in the saddleTo ride a horse in an erect, imposing manner.Rate it:

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ride the coattailsTo succeed by virtue of association (with)Rate it:

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ride the pineTo sit on the bench, to not be used in a game.Rate it:

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ride the railsTo travel by railway train, trolley, etc.Rate it:

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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.Rate it:

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ride the short busTo participate in a special education program, such as for those with learning disabilities.Rate it:

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ride the waveTo take advantage of a profitable period.Rate it:

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take a ride to TyburnTo be executed.Rate it:

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take for a rideto deceive someoneRate it:

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thumb a rideTo flag or signal a passing vehicle in hopes of securing passage.Rate it:

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thumb a rideTo secure a ride by flagging down a vehicle.Rate it:

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over and overRepeatedly; again and again; many times.Rate it:

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over and over againRepeatedly; again and again; many times.Rate it:

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blow overTo blow on something causing it to topple.Rate it:

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brim overTo overflow over the brim.Rate it:

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knock overTo bump or strike something in such a way as to tip it.Rate it:

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pore overTo examine something carefully and attentively.Rate it:

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tick overTo run smoothly and without problems.Rate it:

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walk overTo dominate, treat (someone) as inferior.Rate it:

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put one overTo fool, trick or deceive.Rate it:

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take overTo annex a territory by conquest or invasion.Rate it:

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blow overTo pass naturally; to go away; to settle or calm down.Rate it:

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bowl overTo overwhelm with astonishment or wonder; to flabbergast.Rate it:

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fall overTo fall from an upright or standing position to a horizontal or prone position.Rate it:

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fall overOf an argument, to fail to be valid.Rate it:

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ice overTo become covered in ice, usually of a body of water.Rate it:

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keel overOf a vessel: to roll so far on its side that it cannot recover; to capsize.Rate it:

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keel overTo collapse in a faint; to black out; to die.Rate it:

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look overTo scan-read and check for errors.Rate it:

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make overTo renovate or to convert to a different use.Rate it:

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run overTo drive over, causing injury or death.Rate it:

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run overTo briefly describe.Rate it:

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