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ride up

phrasal verb with ride  us   /rɑɪd/ verb [I/T] (past tense rode  /roʊd/ , past participle ridden  /ˈrɪd·ən/ )

(CHANGE POSITION)

(of a piece of clothing) to move toward the top of the body: That sweater rides up in the back.

(TRAVEL TOWARD)

to travel toward someone or something on an animal, bicycle, or motorcycle : Julie rode up on a mustang. The boys rode up close to the group, then got off their bikes and walked.
Translations of “ride up”
in Chinese (Traditional) (衣服)向上收,縮上去…
in Chinese (Simplified) (衣服)向上收,缩上去…
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