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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!
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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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When we rode away, our main body had already been on the road an hour or two - I speak of our camp equipage; but we didn't move off alone: when Cathy blew the "advance" the Rangers cantered out in column of fours, and gave us escort, and were joined by White Cloud and Thunder -Bird in all their gaudy bravery, and by Buffalo Bill and four subordinate scouts.
Then he took her for his bride, and set her beside him on his horse, and rode away with her homewards.
But her mother squeezed it in till the blood came, and took her to the king's son: and he set her as his bride by his side on his horse, and rode away with her.
And when he drew near and looked at her face he knew her, and said, 'This is the right bride.' But the mother and both the sisters were frightened, and turned pale with anger as he took Ashputtel on his horse, and rode away with her.
He thanked her ceremoniously, bowed to her husband and rode away. An hour later, after nightfall, he repassed the plantation, going northward in the direction from which he had come.
Ozma readily agreed to this plan and caused the Sawhorse to be harnessed to a pretty green and pink phaeton, and the two girls rode away to visit the famous sorceress.
Forgetting that they had been traveling in opposite directions, they rode away together.
Edward glanced at the window also, and hastily murmuring that he had changed his mind--forgotten something--and must return to London, mounted his horse again and rode away; leaving the Willets, father and son, looking at each other in mute astonishment.
As we rode away with the spade, Antonia suggested that we stop at the prairie-dog-town and dig into one of the holes.
Farther and farther he rode away, stopping at other regiments, till at last only his white plumes were visible to Rostov from amid the suites that surrounded the Emperors.
The bachelor replied that at all events the affair promised well, and he hoped for a happy result from it; and putting his services at Don Antonio's commands he took his leave of him; and having had his armour packed at once upon a mule, he rode away from the city the same day on the horse he rode to battle, and returned to his own country without meeting any adventure calling for record in this veracious history.
He died on the spot and the two robbers rode away with around Rs2.7m,' said Inspector Kaleem Awan, the SHO of SITE police station.
The gunman who was wearing a cap, bonnet and jacket then rode away.
Prosecutor Nicholas Walker said the BT engineer began filming Laidlaw on a mobile phone and the defendant rode away. But he'd hurled the machete into a garden, it landing at a woman's feet.
After Sopha filled up the suspect's motorbike, they snatched her bag and rode away. She says there was 1.1 million riel ($280) in the bag.