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ride away

To depart (from some place) by riding a vehicle or animal. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ride" and "away." The newlyweds mounted the horse and began riding away, waving to their guests as they made their way to along the beach. The thief used a crowbar to break the lock and simply rode the bicycle away. He said he would wait for me, but then he just hopped on the next bus and rode away!
See also: away, ride
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

ride away

to depart, riding a bike or a horse or similar animal. She got on her horse and rode away. They rode away without even saying good-bye.
See also: away, ride
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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