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English definition of “free ride”

free ride

verb [I] (also free-ride)
 
 
disapproving
to get an advantage without paying for it or earning it: free ride on sb/sth They continue to try to free-ride on the efforts of others to slow global climate change.
(Definition of free ride verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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