ride up

phrasal verb

rode up; ridden up; riding out; rides up
of clothing
: to move up the body as one moves
Her skirt rode up when she sat down.

Examples of ride up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After boarding the 2,770-passenger Scarlet Lady, the first stop is the Dominican port of Puerto Plata, where excursions include an off-road adventure through villages, rivers, and waterfalls, a cable car ride up to the mountains, and a rum-tasting tour. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 14 May 2024 But two Orioles pitchers said the cuffs on the jerseys ride up on their arms while throwing. Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun, 18 Feb. 2024 Mystik Dan, with a smart ride up the rail, had pulled to about a three-length lead with about a sixteenth of a mile to go. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2024 From there, hikers descend into the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, with many catching a ride up state Route 78 to Julian for pie and to resupply their food. Maura Fox, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 May 2024 The quick elevator ride up to my room offered another vantage point of the iconic tower and the gradients of landscaped gardens below, this time from the privacy of my own spacious balcony. Rebekah Peppler, Travel + Leisure, 1 May 2024 The fit is comfortable, and the bra did not ride up at all, even when put to the challenge during games and practice. Cheryl Fenton, Parents, 20 Mar. 2024 The experience begins promptly at 5:45 p.m. with a 25-minute sleigh ride up to the pinnacle of Park City. Brad Japhe, Travel + Leisure, 28 Dec. 2023 While the campaign ended, the ideas that had sucked white Southerners into paying for the rides up North did not. TIME, 21 Mar. 2024

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“Ride up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ride%20up. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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