She learned how to ride a horse when she was young.
Most children learn to ride a bicycle at an early age.
He rides his motorcycle to work every day.
I never rode on a horse before.
She got on her bicycle and rode away.
He decided to walk to the movies instead of riding the bus.
She rides the subway home from school.
They rode the elevator to the second floor.
We rode through the park in a horse-drawn carriage.
The dog rode in the back of the truck. Noun
We went for a ride in the country.
I had my first ride in a limousine.
I need a ride to work.
She caught a ride with her coworker.
We went on a horseback ride.
The kids had a ride on a horse.
They offered pony rides at the fair.
The Ferris wheel is my favorite ride.
We went for a ride on the roller coaster. See More
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Whether on the official trails or in the backcountry, riding at Vail is a dream for anyone who wants to breathe fresh air and take in some of the Rockies' best views.—Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 22 Nov. 2023 Our main complaint is that Peacock is riding hard on its back catalog.—Nena Farrell, WIRED, 22 Nov. 2023 Broadway Bound Joined by Jackie, who was eight months pregnant with their second child, the Democratic presidential candidate gave a wave while riding in a ticker-tape parade in lower Broadway during an October 1960 campaign stop in New York City.—Nancy Mattia, Peoplemag, 21 Nov. 2023 Residents would see Holt around town in threadbare clothes — riding his lawn mower, headed to the convenience store, parked along the main road reading a newspaper or watching cars pass.—Kathy McCormack, Fortune, 21 Nov. 2023 The first is like something out of a time machine, transporting us back not so much to the 1790s but the 1960s, when theaters were filled with stories of bold gentlemen sporting bolder hats, riding horseback across widescreen tundras.—David Fear, Rolling Stone, 21 Nov. 2023 Residents would see Holt around town in threadbare clothes — riding his lawnmower, heading to the convenience store, parked along the main road reading a newspaper or watching cars pass.—CBS News, 21 Nov. 2023 But by Saturday, as the sun disappeared behind gray clouds over the Coliseum, Williams looked ready to ride off into the sunset.—Ryan Kartje, Los Angeles Times, 19 Nov. 2023 California is about to be hit by an aging population wave, and Steve Lopez is riding it.—Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times, 11 Nov. 2023
Starlight Parade and Festival on Dec. 3 The Starlight Parade and Festival returns from 3 to 8 p.m. Dec. 3 in Memorial Park and Park Way, with a parade, holiday market, a children’s holiday train ride, a tree lighting, live entertainment and photos with Santa.—Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Nov. 2023 The Java grinder is an extension of that—a portable coffee grinder rugged enough to survive the zombie apocalypse or a bumpy ride to your favorite campsite.—Jaina Grey, WIRED, 24 Nov. 2023 Back in 2005, Dillard had met Pearson leaving an event and felt inclined to give him a ride back to Atlanta.—Meagan Jordan, Rolling Stone, 23 Nov. 2023 The ride to and from the lighthouse was a pleasure since my mind was filled with good thoughts of the hunt.—Outdoor Life, 23 Nov. 2023 It’s been a confusing ride, with lots of complex jargon and hard-to-follow details.—Kevin Roose, New York Times, 21 Nov. 2023 Triage line nurses can coordinate free Lyft rides to and from clinics for callers who need transportation and are Medicaid recipients, according to Robert Holman, the agency’s medical director and one of the architects of the program.—Omari Daniels, Washington Post, 20 Nov. 2023 Or, head south and fly back through Geneva, an easy train ride away.—Harrison Pierce, Travel + Leisure, 20 Nov. 2023 As a group, HQ Portfolio stocks provided better returns with less risk versus the benchmark index; less of a roller-coaster ride as evident in HQ Portfolio performance metrics.—Trefis Team, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English, from Old English rīdan; akin to Old High German rītan to ride, Middle Irish réidid he rides