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ride highTo enjoy good fortune; to be in a privileged situation; to be particularly happy or proud.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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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.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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ride roughshod overTo act in a bullying or inconsiderate manner; to display disregard towards someone or something.Rate it:

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dress for the slide, not the rideWhen choosing clothing for riding a motorcycle, priority should be given to protective gear that helps one survive an accident.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 in an activity without taking part in itRate 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 rideA similar scenario involving a large fish.Rate it:

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ride a horse foaled by an acornTo be hanged at the gallows.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 on a railTo be subjected to a punishment most prevalent in the United States in the 18th and 19th centuries in which an offender was made to straddle a fence rail held on the shoulders of two or more bearers. The victim was then paraded around town or taken to the city limits and dumped by the roadside.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 ... trainTo get used to something; to adapt to something; to become accustomed to something.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 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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ride upto approach or come near to while riding.Rate it:

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ride upto move up higher on one's body.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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at the high portOr in a charge.Rate it:

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high wiretightropeRate it:

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high-tail itTo hurry or run; often, to flee.Rate it:

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ain't no mountain high enoughno barrier or obstacle will stand in one's way in reaching his/her objectiveRate it:

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leave somebody high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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shittin in high cottonLiving well, often above one's meansRate it:

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get off one's high horseTo stop acting in an imperious, overbearing or bossy manner.Rate it:

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come hell or high waterRegardless of the hardships.Rate it:

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at the high portAt once; unhesitatingly; quickly and vigorously.Rate it:

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blow sky highTo totally destroy and cause to explodeRate it:

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come down off your high horse!Appearing Haughty, Belligerent, Egotistical,Rate it:

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friends in high placesFriends who have authority or influence and who can ensure that one's interests will be protected or furthered.Rate it:

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get highTo intoxicate oneself with drugs or other substances.Rate it:

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hell or high waterHighly adverse circumstances; acts of God.Rate it:

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