ride out the storm(redirected from rides out the storm)
ride out the storm
1. Literally, to remain at one's location during a storm to wait until it passes, as opposed to evacuating. Officials are urging residents not to try to ride out the storm. This is a mandatory evacuation event.
2. By extension, to endure a period of hardship or disorder. That was the hardest year of my life, but in the end I was able to ride out the storm with the support of my family.
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ride out/weather the ˈstorm (of something)manage to survive a difficult period or situation: The government has managed to ride out the recent storm. ♢ Many companies are having difficulty weathering the present economic storm.
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