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(someone or something) rides again

Someone or something makes a sudden or triumphant return. Often used humorously, especially to make a pun from the word "ride." With its beautiful design, powerful engine, the electric car rides again. The Headless Horseman rides again in this adaptation of Washington Irving's spooky classic.
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— rides again

used to indicate that someone or something has reappeared, especially unexpectedly and with new vigour.
The expression arose from a title formula used in Westerns, most notably the 1939 US film Destry Rides Again.
1941 Pleasures of Publishing Our good friend Helen Bower of the Detroit Free Press sends us a circular which…is headed, ‘Blackstone Rides Again’, and is an announcement for a new edition of Blackstone's Commentaries.
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Based on the novel published in the 17th century by Cervantes, Don Quixote Rides Again takes a comic look at the struggle between church and state and the plight of the common man caught up in wars which have little to do with him.
Mrs Brown Rides Again is the third part of a trilogy of plays written by O'Carroll.
l Mrs Brown Rides Again is at the Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow until May 11.
Best Supporting Actor: Michael Collins, the town drunk, Wash, in ``Destry Rides Again.
Redbeard Communications, a brand strategy and multimedia design firm, developed a western theme, "The Magnificent 7 Rides Again," for the credit union that was featured on all of the marketing materials.
NEWHALL - Sheriff Tom Destry will ride into town again today, ready to rid the area of spurious mine claims, murder and mayhem as the Canyon Theatre Guild brings back the show ``Destry Rides Again.
Saturday's auction in Beverly Hills included bids from around the world and drew a standing-room-only crowd, including a few celebrities who turned out to see the personal belongings of the star of such classics as ``The Blue Angel'' and ``Destry Rides Again.
This year's winning entries will be compiled in a book titled ``Dark and Stormy Rides Again,'' available from Penguin Books in August at ``all reputable book stores and any place else that will take it,'' he said.