ride out

phrasal verb

rode out; ridden out; riding out; rides out
: to succeed in surviving or getting through (something dangerous or harmful that cannot be stopped or avoided)
The ship/crew rode out the storm.
We managed to ride out the stock market downturn.

Examples of ride out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In his first 18 months, Gulden has been able to ride out these problems, propelled by the Samba shoe’s hot sales streak. Orianna Rosa Royle, Fortune, 23 June 2024 Perhaps Americans could ride out the resulting storm from the safety of the Western Hemisphere, but the history of both world wars suggests they would eventually be sucked into the Eurasian vortex. Michael Beckley, Foreign Affairs, 22 Aug. 2023 Older fishermen say there was little in the 1990s like the National during nor’easters and hurricanes, when scores of boats lashed together in port, rain and gales blasted the streets and crews rode out the weather at the bar. C.j. Chivers James Patrick Cronin Elena Hecht Anna Diamond Quinton Kamara, New York Times, 6 June 2024 The United States could also ride out the fragmentation of the international economy far better than most countries. Hal Brands, Foreign Affairs, 27 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for ride out 

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“Ride out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ride%20out. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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