ride down


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ride down

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to trample under the hooves of a horse
2. to catch up with or overtake by riding
Translations

w>ride down

vt sep
(= trample)umreiten
(= catch up with)einholen
References in classic literature ?
Soon, in my little carriage, I shall ride down to the Tower.
Then," he said, "I will now amuse myself by a gentle ride down to the Tower.
Next week, if you can, we'll ride down to the Grange Park, and try mine.
We'll get lost in buried cities, ride down raging torrents on a raft, fall over a cliff maybe and be rescued.
In the winter season Chambers was on hand, in Tom's worn-out clothes, with "holy" red mittens, and "holy" shoes, and pants "holy" at the knees and seat, to drag a sled up the hill for Tom, warmly clad, to ride down on; but he never got a ride himself.
I guess you are the daughter of John Ferrier," he remarked, "I saw you ride down from his house.
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS A girl is one of the crowd who ride down the Meadows in Edinburgh
MUST DO Take a memorable sunset ride down the river in a mokoro - a carved-out wooden raft.
Word on the web Cyclist tows baby and children along busy road in makeshift trailer WALES in the 70s we used to ride down rapids in a blow up boat, speed down hills in home made carts, swing from trees by ropes, we survived as I am sure these kids will.
Eugene's Adaptive Recreation program offers disabled military veterans the chance to watch spawning salmon from a boat ride down the McKenzie River.
They ride down the public footpaths at break-neck speeds, often with no lights on their bicycles or any warning devices at all.
Sir Chris said: "It's a great feeling when you reach the top of a hill and get to ride down the other side of it," Sir Chris said.