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 Travelers who want to step back in time can board the steam train for a 45-minute round-trip ride through Amish Country (a 4.5-mile ride out and a 4.5-mile ride back), all inside perfectly restored and maintained original equipment. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 29 May 2024 When the investments resulted in overcapacity, suppressing the profitability of China’s companies, Beijing was willing to ride out the losses. Jim Tankersley, New York Times, 27 May 2024 Fary got another two points for a reversal in the third period and rode out the win. Anthony Maluso, Baltimore Sun, 2 Mar. 2024 These mountain cliffs and forests are a vertical bat city in summer, with some species riding out the day in the craggy tree bark down low, others in rocky high-rise crevices and caves. Brandon Loomis, The Arizona Republic, 20 May 2024 The sudsy drama is set in 1348 Florence, as the Black Plague ravages the city, and a group of nobles retreats to a villa in the Tuscan countryside to ride out the surge in style with a decadent holiday. Los Angeles Times, 16 May 2024 The very last shot of Game of Thrones, a reflection of the first, was Jon riding out from Castle Black to join his friends in the Free Folk beyond the Wall. Sydney Bucksbaum, EW.com, 16 May 2024 European money connecting to more projects in Latin America, and vice versa through co-productions, does create a slight but crucial buffer to any single country riding out an administration myopic to the value of supporting diverse cultures. Callum McLennan, Variety, 12 May 2024 It is said that those who heed his warnings will ride out the storm safely with their property undamaged. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 3 May 2024

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“Ride out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ride%20out. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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