ride around

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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
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So when Ed Adams and Sam Pelly of Legendary Motorcycle Adventures phoned to see if I fancied five days riding one around Andalucia, Southern Spain, it took me, oh, a good Italosecond to say yes.
So when Ed Adams and Sam Pelly of Legendary Motorcycle Adventures phoned to see if I fancied a few days riding one around Andalucia, it took me about half a second to say yes.
"After riding one around the playground he declared it was mine, and throughout that winter I pedalled down to Bridgefoot, and through the town to the high school."