Translation of ride in Spanish:
transitive verb past tense rode past participle ridden
- 1 (as means of transport) 1.1 (animal)he rides his horse to schoolva a la escuela a caballodo you want to ride my horse? I've never ridden a horse/an elephantnunca he montado or ( (Latin America) tb) he andado a caballo/nunca he montado en un elefantehe was riding his father's horse/a camelmontaba el caballo de su padre/un camellohe rode his horse into the riverse metió en el río con el caballoParadise Boy, ridden by G. MoffattParadise Boy, jineteado por G. Moffatt or con G. Moffatt en la montaExample sentences1.2 (bicycle/motorbike)he rides a bike to work
va al trabajo en bicicletaI can't ride a bikeno sé montar or ( (Latin America) tb) andar en bicicletalet him ride your bikepréstale la bicicletashe rode her bike down the stepsbajó los escalones con la bicicletaExample sentences1.3 (American English)
- Why else would they risk injury to ride a bull or horse for eight seconds?
- As a young girl, she lived on a farm and first rode sheep, then ponies and then horses which she loved.
- The holidays will also offer the children, many of whom are from urban areas, the chance to look after animals and even ride horses and ponies.
(bus/subway/train)we rode the bus downtown
- It is, for example, a great deal easier to demonstrate how to ride a bicycle than to verbalize it.
- Alan noticed the bike a couple of weeks after he first rode his own bicycle to Tracy's weekly appointment.
- Another allegation was that he rode a motorbike and quad bike erratically.
ir enfuimos al centro en autobúsExample sentences
- He is also forbidden to ride in or on any vehicle without the consent of the owner or to drive without a licence.
- As he rode in the vehicle half of his heart was overjoyed that he would be returning home so quickly.
- He refuses to wear a seat belt when he's riding in the passenger side of a car.
- 2 2.1 (traverse on horseback)(countryside/plains)
recorrer a caballoExample sentences2.2 (run)
- He rides the area around Bachelor nowadays.
- They are not against country folk or anyone else riding the fields and meadows on horseback.
- Maybe it takes riding the landscape with a native or old-timer who can point something out, to let you know how the geography has changed.
- I felt like I was riding so well, and the team rode a great race.
- He rode a hard race in 2003 for victory but had to make do with third place this time around.
- What's the most appalling weather you've ridden a race in?
- 3 3.1 (be carried upon)(waves/wind)
dejarse llevar porExample sentences3.2 (absorb impact of)
(blow/bump)sterling is riding the crisis with ease
- Megawati took over the national leadership in July riding a wave of support from a rainbow coalition united against former president Abdurrahman Wahid.
- They knew they just had to ride this wave of support and make sure that they put down the kind of roots that will attract ongoing support.
- The Bulldogs rode their wave of momentum to win by 71 points, giving the club its first premiership since 1975.
aguantarla libra está aguantando or sobrellevando bien la crisisExample sentences
- Jay-jay Okocha supplied the attacking inspiration as Wanderers rode the early blows to pose some serious first half problems of their own.
- Leger favourite Enchanting Hero gave his supporters reason to sweat in the early stages of Heat 9 when forced to ride a few hefty bumps.
- 4 (American English) [colloquial] (harass)tenerla tomada con [colloquial]Example sentences
- At the end of the day, I am just a player, and it's not something that has been riding me too hard.
- What's more, when Baltimore is on the road, opposing fans will ride him like he's never been ridden.
intransitive verb past tense rode past participle ridden
- 1 1.1 (on animal) to ride on horsebackmontar or ( (Latin America) tb) andar a caballoshe learned to ride in Argentinaaprendió a montar or ( (Latin America) tb) a andar a caballo en Argentinashall we drive or ride?¿vamos en coche o a caballo?Carson rode to victory again todayhoy Carson volvió a ganar la carrerahe rides under 120lbpesa menos de 120 libras (un jockey)Dusty rides again (title)el retorno de DustyVictorian morality rides again [humorous]vuelve a salir a relucir la moral victorianato go ridingir a montar or ( (Latin America) tb) a andar a caballoir a hacer equitaciónwe rode over to Garsvillefuimos a Garsville a caballothey rode over the moorsiban a caballo por los páramoscabalgaban por los páramos [literary]he rode away at a gallopse alejó al galopethey rode off into the sunsetcabalgaron hacia el horizonte a la luz del atardecershe rode up on a gray marellegó montada en or a lomos de una yegua grisa boy riding on a dolphin/donkeyun niño montado en un delfín/burro1.2 (on bicycle, in vehicle) we rode into townfuimos al centro en bicicleta ( or en moto etc)a bodyguard rode on the running boardun guardaespaldas iba en el estribocan I ride with you, John? (esp (American English) )¿puedo ir contigo en el coche, John?she couldn't ride up the hillno pudo subir la cuesta pedaleandoshe let me ride on her bikeme prestó la bicicleta
- 3 (be carried along, borne up)to ride
onsomethingthe gulls were riding on the waves/windlas gaviotas se dejaban llevar por las olas/el vientothey ride on the backs of the working populationviven a costa de la clase trabajadorato be riding high to let something ridelet it ridedéjalo correr or pasarwe'll have to let things ride for a whilevamos a tener que dejar que las cosas sigan su curso por un tiempoExample sentences
- Higher yet, and the cue stick will ride over the ball, probably causing it to go nowhere.
- Breaking waves ride over each other reddened by the lividity of a fulminous sky, mount and collapse, as they wrest down a tall toppling ship not far out of landfall.
- Rebated rims are considered less reliable by some shooters who are concerned that the rifle bolt might ride over the rim rather than push it forward.
- 1 (on horse, in vehicle etc) let's go for a ride on our bikes/ponies/horsesvamos a dar una vuelta or un paseo en bicicleta/en pony/a caballowe went for a ride in his new carfuimos a dar una vuelta or un paseo en su coche nuevowill you give me a ride on your back?¿me llevas a cuestas?it's only a short bus/taxi ride from herequeda a poca distancia de aquí en autobús/taxiit's a ten-minute train ridequeda a diez minutos en trenit was a long ride and we were exhausted when we arrived
es un trayecto de diez minutos en trenfue un viaje largo y llegamos agotadosit wasn't a smooth rideno fue un viaje cómodoit was a bumpy ride over the sand dunesnos zarandeamos mucho por los médanosthe firm has had a bumpy ride recentlylas cosas no han marchado muy bien para la empresa últimamentefrom then on, it was a smooth ride the audience gave her a rough rideel público le hizo pasar un mal ratothe bill had an easy ride through Parliamentel proyecto no encontró gran oposición en el Parlamentothe ride of the Valkyriesla cabalgata de las valkiriaswe were trying to hitch a ride (esp (American English) )estábamos haciendo dedo or auto-stopestábamos pescando aventón (Mexico)she gave us a ride into town (esp (American English) )nos llevó al centro en cochenos acercó al centronos dio un aventón (Mexico) or (Colombia) [colloquial] una palomita al centroI went along for the rideaproveché el viajeaproveché el aventón (Mexico)aproveché la palomita (Colombia) [colloquial]to take somebody for a ride [colloquial]tomarle el pelo a alguien [colloquial]llevar a alguien al baile (Mexico) [colloquial]agarrar a alguien de punto (River Plate area) [colloquial]
- 2 2.1 countable (at amusement park) we went on all the ridesnos subimos a todos los aparatos or atracciones or ( (Latin America) tb) los juegoseverything was £1 a ridetodo costaba una libra la vuelta2.2 countable (path)Example sentences
- On Sunday, the first evening of the ride, a Nez Perce chief will bless the trail ride.
- Land formations and sightings of land, water and air creatures from 12 actual trail rides are documented in great detail.
- 3 (motor vehicle) (American English) [colloquial]coche (masculine)
carro (masculine) ( (Latin America) exc (Southern Cone) )
auto (masculine) (esp (Southern Cone) )Example sentences
- Still, for those with the means and the need for SUV speed with Porsche image, this might be the ride.
- And nowadays, the marketplace wants dubs and shiny bling bling to spruce up otherwise unbearably ordinary rides.
- For young consumers intent on immediately customizing their new rides, that extra money might turn into the most powerful incentive of all.
- 4 (person giving a lift) (American English)persona (feminine) que lleva a alguien en coche ( or carro etc)persona (feminine) que da (un) aventón (Colombia) (Mexico)Example sentences
- After cleaning up and finding a ride into town, Seth and I didn't hesitate with spending most of the money on Tomas' credit card.
- And, well, after Mysti talked to me, I kind of needed a ride to town so I could help.
- If you stay here the night I can get you a ride into one of the border towns tomorrow morning.
- → ride around
- (in car)
- (be mounted behind)
- 1 (trample)
pasearse en coche
(on horse) pasearse a caballo
(on motorbike) pasearse en moto
ir montado en la grupa
ir en ancas (Latin America)
atropellar (con el caballo)2 (catch up with)
alcanzar (a caballo)
depender dea lot rides on these elections for the Liberals
para los liberales hay mucho en juego en estas elecciones
subirsemy skirt rides up
se me sube la falda
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