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hitch

verb
 
 
/hɪtʃ/
hitch a ride ( also UK hitch a lift) to get a free ride in someone's vehicle, by standing next to the road and waiting for someone to pick you upTravelling
[T] ( also US hitch up) to fasten something to an object or vehicle: They hitched the caravan to the car.Fastening and tying
Translations of “hitch”
in Spanish amarrar, hacer autoestop, ir a dedo…
in French attacher, faire du stop…
in German festmachen, trampen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乘…
in Russian прицеплять…
in Turkish bağlamak, iliştirmek, takmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乘…
in Polish przyczepiać, doczepiać…
(Definition of hitch verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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