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 schooldo you want to ride my horse? I've never ridden a horse/an elephantva a la escuela a caballohe was riding his father's horse/a camelnunca he montado or (in Latin America also) he andado a caballo/nunca he montado en un elefantehe rode his horse into the rivermontaba el caballo de su padre/un camelloParadise Boy, ridden by G. Moffattse metió en el río con el caballoParadise Boy, jineteado por G. Moffatt or con G. Moffatt en la montaExample sentences1.2 (bicycle/motorbike)he rides a bike to work
I can't ride a bikeva al trabajo en bicicletalet him ride your bikeno sé montar or (in Latin America also) andar en bicicletashe rode her bike down the stepspréstale la bicicleta1.3bajó los escalones con la bicicleta(American English) (bus/subway/train)we rode the bus downtownir enfuimos al centro en autobús
- 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.
- 2 2.1 (traverse on horseback)(countryside/plains)2.2 (run)recorrer a caballo(race)Example sentences
- 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?
- 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.
- 3 3.1 (be carried upon)(waves/wind)3.2 (absorb impact of)dejarse llevar por(blow/bump)sterling is riding the crisis with easela 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) See examples: to ride on horsebackshe learned to ride in Argentinamontar or (in Latin America also) andar a caballoshall we drive or ride?aprendió a montar or (in Latin America also) a andar a caballo en ArgentinaCarson rode to victory again today¿vamos en coche o a caballo?he rides under 120lbhoy Carson volvió a ganar la carreraDusty rides again (title)pesa menos de 120 libras(un jockey)Victorian morality rides again [humorous]el retorno de Dustyto go ridingvuelve a salir a relucir la moral victorianawe rode over to Garsvilleir a montar or (in Latin America also) a andar a caballoir a hacer equitaciónthey rode over the moorsfuimos a Garsville a caballohe rode away at a gallopiban a caballo or [literary] cabalgaban por los páramosthey rode off into the sunsetse alejó al galopeshe rode up on a gray marecabalgaron hacia el horizonte a la luz del atardecera boy riding on a dolphin/donkeyllegó montada en or a lomos de una yegua gris1.2 (on bicycle, in vehicle) we rode into townun niño montado en un delfín/burroa bodyguard rode on the running boardfuimos al centro en bicicleta ( or en moto etc)can I ride with you, John? (especially American English)un guardaespaldas iba en el estriboshe couldn't ride up the hill¿puedo ir contigo en el coche, John?she let me ride on her bikeno pudo subir la cuesta pedaleandome prestó la bicicletaExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 3 (be carried along, borne up)to ride
onsomethingthe gulls were riding on the waves/windthey ride on the backs of the working populationlas gaviotas se dejaban llevar por las olas/el vientoto be riding high to let something ridelet it rideviven a costa de la clase trabajadorawe'll have to let things ride for a whiledéjalo correr or pasarvamos a tener que dejar que las cosas sigan su curso por un tiempoExample sentences
- 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.
- 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) See examples: let's go for a ride on our bikes/ponies/horseswe went for a ride in his new carvamos a dar una vuelta or un paseo en bicicleta/en pony/a caballowill you give me a ride on your back?fuimos a dar una vuelta or un paseo en su coche nuevoit's only a short bus/taxi ride from here¿me llevas a cuestas?it's a ten-minute train ridequeda a poca distancia de aquí en autobús/taxiit was a long ride and we were exhausted when we arrivedqueda a diez minutos en trenes un trayecto de diez minutos en trenit wasn't a smooth ridefue un viaje largo y llegamos agotadosit was a bumpy ride over the sand dunesno fue un viaje cómodothe firm has had a bumpy ride recentlynos zarandeamos mucho por los médanosfrom then on, it was a smooth ride the audience gave her a rough ridelas cosas no han marchado muy bien para la empresa últimamentethe bill had an easy ride through Parliamentel público le hizo pasar un mal ratothe ride of the Valkyriesel proyecto no encontró gran oposición en el Parlamentowe were trying to hitch a ride (especially American English)la cabalgata de las valkiriasshe gave us a ride into town (especially American English)estábamos haciendo dedo or auto-stopestábamos pescando aventón (Mexico)I went along for the ridenos llevó al centro en cochenos acercó al centronos dio un aventón (Mexico) or (Colombia) [colloquial] una palomita al centroto take somebody for a ride [colloquial]aproveché el viaje, aproveché el aventón (Mexico)or (Colombia) [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) See examples: we went on all the rideseverything was £1 a ridenos subimos a todos los aparatos or atracciones or (in Latin America also) los juegos2.2 countable (path)todo costaba una libra la vueltaExample 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]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)
- 1.1 (trample)
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