ride over(redirected from ridden them over)
1. To come over (to someone or something) while riding on something, like a vehicle or animal. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ride" and "over" to specify what is being ridden. The cowboy gazed at me awhile, then rode over in a slow, confident saunter. Let's ride our bikes over to the shopping mall.
2. To go on top of and pass over someone or something while riding on something, like a vehicle or animal. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ride" and "over" to specify what is being ridden. They rode their horses over the bridge, praying that it would hold their weight. I hate riding over these bumpy grooves in the rode. A courier ran over my foot with his motorcycle. I'm worried it might be broken!
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ride over someone or something
to pass over someone or something, riding something such as a horse or a bicycle. Bobby fell down and Susan rode over him with her bicycle, but he wasn't hurt at all. Tom almost rode over my toe!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.