ride on (something or someone)

phrasal verb

rode on (something or someone); riding on (something or someone); rides on (something or someone)
: to depend on (something or someone)
The future of the company rides on the success of this deal.
Our hopes are riding on you.

Examples of ride on (something or someone) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the ultimate summer night, stick around the Pier and try to time a ride on the 200-foot Centennial Ferris Wheel to the start of the fireworks show. Nicole Schnitzler, Condé Nast Traveler, 3 July 2024 This allows for less damping control over small road inputs, for floating over rough surfaces, and more damping control at the ends of travel for soaking up large bumps for a smoother ride on pavement or on the Rubicon Trail. Tony Leopardo, The Mercury News, 23 June 2024 Choose between a 3-mile or 6-mile out-and-back ride on an unused stretch of track operated by the Great Lakes Central Railroad. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 17 June 2024 Inevitably, Disney politics appear during a Parade of Future Careers (one of several hit-or-miss skits) where the outcast emotions ride on a Supreme Court Justice float. Armond White, National Review, 14 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for ride on (something or someone) 

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“Ride on (something or someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ride%20on%20%28something%20or%20someone%29. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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