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free ride


  1. Informal. something obtained without effort or cost:

    The fact that you're the general's sondoesn't mean you'll get a free ride in the army.

  2. Stud Poker. a round of betting in which each player checks and therefore receives another card without having to contribute any chips to the pot.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of free ride1

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Example Sentences

Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Ford and VW, has landed a permit in California that will allow the company to give people free rides in its self-driving vehicles on the state’s public roads.

Target provides free rides to vaccine sites, Dollar General will give employees four hours of wages to go to their appointment, and Instacart is giving $25 stipends to workers who get vaccinated.

Starting next week, Uber will provide free rides to anyone in the US going to and from Covid-19 vaccination sites.

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The next stage requires more walk-in vaccination sites, free rides and door-to-door outreach, he said.

Instead, Chavez said he simply got a free ride back to East Village, where he lives on the street.

Well, they had a free ride for a good long while before there was an honest-to-God response.

It is an article of faith that President Obama has been given a free ride by the liberal media, in part, because of his race.

Athletes in Baton Rouge, however, have an extra motivation, in the form of the free ride, to stick it out.

But de Blasio—and others—have argued that this “abhorrent” arrangement amounts to giving public charters a free ride.

Why is the agency getting what amounts to a free ride in the current inquisition?

But if they all pick up the broadcast that this is where to get a free ride home, I'll have just another sand trap here.

No one was astir on it, so they cautiously crept on board, thinking to get a free ride up the river.

The lucky ticket gets a free ride to Lucky on one of our weekly homeseekers' excursions.

So whenever you kids wants a free ride, just come down to the dock and wave something.

Bunker Blue made a big sea-saw for the children, and every one who came to the show was to have a free ride on this.





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