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ride up

phrasal verb with ride uk   /raɪd/  us   /raɪd/ verb (rode, ridden)
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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 ​theirbikes and ​walked.
(Definition of ride up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ride up”
in Chinese (Simplified) (衣服)向上收,缩上去…
in Chinese (Traditional) (衣服)向上收,縮上去…
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