along for the ride

Definition of along for the ride

informal

  1. :  doing something with other people without being seriously involved in it or having a serious interest in it He wasn't interested in buying anything; he was just along for the ride. He just came/went along for the ride.

Word by Word Definitions

alongplay
  1. :  in a line matching the length or direction of

    :  at a point or points on

    :  in the course of

  1. :  forward, on

    :  from one to another

    :  in company :  as a companion

rideplay
  1. :  to sit and travel on the back of an animal that one directs

    :  to travel in or on a conveyance

    :  to travel as if on a conveyance :  be borne

  1. :  an act of riding

    :  a trip on horseback or by vehicle

    :  a way (such as a road or path) suitable for riding


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