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dismount from something

to get down from something, such as a horse, bicycle, etc. She dismounted from her horse and fled into the house. Please dismount from the bicycle and wheel it into the shed.
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He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount.

Prov. Sometimes it is more dangerous to stop doing a dangerous thing than it is to continue doing it. Jill: You shouldn't take out another loan. You're already too far in debt. Jane: If I don't take out a loan, I can't make the payments on the loans I already have. You know how it is—she who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount.
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involuntary dismount

n. falling off a bike or motorcycle. He impacted a monolith and suffered an involuntary dismount.
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Craine later upstaged the Italian main attraction by treating racegoers to a Dettori-style flying dismount from En Retard after the filly scored a narrow win in the Smirnoff Liberator Handicap over five furlongs, the second leg of a fine double.
During limited visibility, the dismounts taped IR chemlights and a strip of thermal tape to the bicycle flags, and VS-17 panels to signal location, shift fire, and cease-fire.
Command and control is very difficult to maintain when the platoon leader dismounts with three nine-man squads of infantry Soldiers.
Not all infantry Soldiers assigned to dismount squads had AN/PVS-7D night vision devices and PEQ2 lasers for firing at targets at night.
The pilots would then look for a suitable landing zone for the helicopters far enough ahead of the vehicle to allow time for the Soldiers to dismount the helicopter and reach the road to stop the vehicle.
Everyone was expecting so much of me and I'm delighted to have given something back," said Dettori after the first of his flying dismounts on favourite El Fuego.
as well as a trademark flying dismount for his new fans-with three winners, and also used the visit to recharge his batteries at the end of a long season, which has still to take in the big races in Hong Kong at the weekend.
From satchel charges to line charges to "ear muff" charges for concrete blocks, the dismounts must be able to assess, prepare, and execute numerous demolition tasks.
Collective training for the dismounts is the culmination of all the preliminary weapons training and qualification, specialty skill training, and low level collective training conducted during sergeant's time.
This organization of the dismount section was developed to support the mission essential task list (METL) and use the new weapons to their maximum potential.
Software wizards allow for rapid set-ups of moves, from hooks and drops, mounts and dismounts, to stripping containers and cross-docking the freight onto multiple outbound trucks.
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