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The ride in the taxi was hot and bumpy.
Jed let us have a ride on his horse.
The bus ride from the airport was very pleasant.
I went for a ride in a helicopter last week.
We thought it would be fun to take a ride in the boat.
Billy won't let me have a ride on his bike.
a fair with stalls, rides, and entertainment
This is the American English definition of ride. View British English definition of ride.
the process of giving freedom and rights to someone
… the decision to treat the rights and duties of a company as being the same as the rights and duties of its shareholdersadd a word
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