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ride

1. control and direct a horse while mounted on it.
2. lane cut through a wood.

ride work
to ride a horse for the purpose of training it for a race.
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Mr Blair came out fighting Mr Bush's corner again amid accusations the US had ridden roughshod over less powerful UN nations.
When the Liberal Democrats took over, they promised to protect open space but once again they have ridden roughshod over their promises to the the people of Liverpool.
Warren and his cohorts have ridden roughshod over Jack Straw, the Scottish Parliament and the majority of Scottish people to stage their money-spinning bout.