dismount from (something)

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dismount from (something)

To climb or hop off of something The gymnast dismounted from the balance beam with a series of flips.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: dismount
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Dismounting from his horse, and using him as a breastwork, he levelled his gun across his back, and, thus prepared for defence like a wary cruiser upon the high seas, he permitted himself to be approached within speaking distance.
At approximately 1500hrs, the soldier from 4th Battalion the Parachute Regiment, attached to 2nd Battalion the Parachute Regiment, was dismounting from his vehicle checking for mines when he was killed by an explosion.
After dismounting from their Warrior armoured vehicle at a junction in the Al Amtahiya district an improvised explosive device (IED) went off, blowing a 3m-wide crater in the road.
Robert Quinn: found guilty of not dismounting from his injured ride
Dismounting from the Sir Michael Stoute- trained filly, he said: "It is my ambition to ride a winner at Royal Ascot for the Queen, and this one seems quite a nice horse in her own right."
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