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along for the ride

Participating but not actively, as in Don't ask me how long this job will take; I'm just along for the ride. This metaphoric term often is preceded by just to emphasize the passive role of the “passenger.” [Mid-1900s]

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aloha state, aloidae, aloin, alone, along, along for the ride, along in years, along the lines of, along with, alongships, alongshore
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