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 Nearby Chattahoochee National Forest is a major draw of the area, but don't miss taking a four-hour train ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, which winds through forests, between the Appalachian foothills, and along the Toccoa River in vintage rail cars. Skye Sherman, Travel + Leisure, 20 May 2024 Partygoers in the Stockyards will now have until 12:45am to hitch a ride on the 15 bus, one hour later than usual. Jaime Moore-Carrillo, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 20 May 2024 The other two doctors hitched a ride on an ESPN jet. Jim Lindgren, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 May 2024 As a 1-month-old kitten was hitching a ride on the rails, a fellow train passenger spotted the furry stowaway, a California rescue says. Daniella Segura, Sacramento Bee, 10 May 2024 Longtime readers may recall that this isn’t my first ride on the Millennium Falcon. Sal Pizarro, The Mercury News, 6 May 2024 Without the wristband, an individual ride on the Indy SkyTrack is $12. Elissa Robinson, Detroit Free Press, 3 May 2024 Following her ride on the coaster, Carey was photographed returning to its station smiling while her companion brushed her hair from the seat beside her. EW.com, 3 May 2024 Another option is that the bird got lost at sea and then hitched a ride on a boat headed for the west coast. Eric Lagatta, USA TODAY, 2 May 2024

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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 25 May. 2024.

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