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ride around

1. To drive a vehicle or ride an animal in a meandering or aimless manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ride" and "around." Part of the whole prom experience is riding around in a stretch limousine, feeling for a night like you're a celebrity! We took the horses and went riding around our grandfather's huge estate. We loved riding our bikes around as kids, going nowhere in particular for hours on end.
2. To be carried around on someone's shoulders or back. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ride" and "around." Each of the kids wanted a turn riding around on my back, so I was pretty sore by the end of it! My son loves going up on my shoulders and riding me around the back yard like I'm a horse.
See also: around, ride
References in classic literature ?
And maybe knights, all flashing in the sun, would come riding around a bend in the road, or a lady on a milk-white mare, and in the distance I could see the towers of a castle rising, or I just knew, on the next turn, that I'd come upon some palace, all white and airy and fairy-like, with fountains playing, and flowers all over everything, and peacocks on the lawn.....
Then once more they sat Little John upon the horse, with his face to the tail, and so, one leading the horse whereon he sat and the others riding around him, they went forward to that tree from the branches of which they had thought to hang the poachers.
The youngsters were riding around Heywood on bikes and attacking the workers on Saturday night.
Chris said: "I was riding around the island on my scooter and I started to notice that my eyes were stinging," said Chris.
We should be using Great British bikes DO YOU think that when we finally do break away from the European Union that all government and emergency vehicles will resort to using what British vehicles we still have left manufactured here to keep people in employment, and will we be riding around on Triumph motorcycles?
Ands they met Nick Sanders, who lives in Machynlleth, and who holds the record for riding around the world on a motorbike the fastest.
Wiggins has returned home to Chorley where the 32-year-old was planning some respite, riding around the lanes of Lancashire, before refocusing on the Olympic Games.
The footie star was spotted riding around Malibu along with a pal, cruising along Pacific Coast Highway and making the most of the scenic road on Thursday.
I LIVE in the Kirkby area with my family, and am saddened and fed up with young boys riding around on scrambler bikes, causing unnecessary danger and havoc all around Kirkby and the surrounding areas.
The rider has offered a reward for the safe return of the quad bike registration YG55 ZOX which was stolen while he was riding around Yateholme with a friend.
You then spend the next five days riding around the Atlas mountains covering more than 1,150km on and off-road.
It is quite common to see youngsters and teenagers riding around in stretch limos, celebrating birthdays or special occasions, but I've never heard of a 100-year-old woman doing this.
Turner, who will be heading to Yarmouth for five rides today instead of competing at the south Wales track, added: "When you're riding around it, you've got the big sweeping bends, and then there's a lot of time coming up the straight, where it
Aspects of Cory's town are just like the town portrayed in the early George Lucas film American Graffiti, about teenagers seeking thrills riding around in their souped-up cars and daring one another to race.
Or how about riding around on a cart like it was a skateboard?