ride off


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ride off

To depart (from some place) by riding a vehicle or animal. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ride" and "off." The newlyweds mounted the horse and rode off along the beach. The thief used a crowbar to break the lock and simply rode the bicycle off. He said he would wait for me, but then he just hopped on the next bus and rode off!
See also: off, ride

ride off

to depart, riding something such as a horse or a bicycle. Betty said good-bye and rode off. We rode off, each one in a different direction.
See also: off, ride
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A police spokeswoman said: "He then saw a man ride in on a pushbike, get hold of his Claude Butler bike and ride off with it in tow out of Kelsey Close.
One of the two bike owners managed to ride off on his bike.
His friend managed to ride off but the victim was pulled off his machine and sustained several breaks to his leg when the gang continued to hit him and stamp on his legs as he lay on the ground.
In the ride off we again rode new horses," he added.