They said I gave up the hounds because I had got too heavy to ride up to them; perhaps you will guess if that was the real reason.
Just remember that if you ever ride up here alone—it might save you a walk back.
I don't want to git blowed out of my saddle by somebody in the brush, just waitin' for me to ride up and git shot.
He saw a fire of ours in the waste, and what does he do but ride up and over us.
We ride up and find Chuar'ruumpeak talking with the one who had stopped.
If he is wanted you have only to ride up to his door and arrest him.'
"I saw him ride up on the hill trail just before the fire started," volunteered Rosemary Allen.
He thought you might like to ride up to the ridge in the moonlight and have a view of them.
About noon he saw his uncle and Hugh ride up to the barn and unsaddle, and before long he was asking about the swallows.
ride up there alongside of Low Bull, and sort of keep him up to the mark.
Old English ridan "sit or be carried on" (as on horseback), "move forward; rock; float, sail" (class I strong verb; past tense rad, past participle riden), from Proto-Germanic *ridanan (cf. Old Norse riða, Old Saxon ridan, Old Frisian rida "to ride," Middle Dutch riden, Dutch rijden, Old High Germn ritan, German reiten), from PIE *reidh- "to ride" (cf. Old Irish riadaim "I travel," Old Gaulish reda "chariot").
Meaning "heckle" is from 1912; that of "have sex with (a woman)" is from mid-13c.; that of "dominate cruelly" is from 1580s. To ride out "endure (a storm, etc.) without great damage" is from 1520s. To ride shotgun is 1963, from Old West stagecoach custom in the movies. To ride shank's mare "walk" is from 1846 (see shank (n.)).
1759, "journey on the back of a horse or in a vehicle," from ride (v.); slang meaning "a motor vehicle" is recorded from 1930; sense of "amusement park device" is from 1934. Meaning "act of sexual intercourse" is from 1937. To take (someone) for a ride "tease, mislead, cheat," is first attested 1925, American English, possibly from underworld sense of "take on a car trip with intent to kill" (1927). Phrase go along for the ride in the figurative sense "join in passively" is from 1956. A ride cymbal (1956) is used by jazz drummers for keeping up continuous rhythm, as opposed to a crash cymbal (ride as "rhythm" in jazz slang is recorded from 1936).