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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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