ride

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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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The Government has clearly ridden roughshod over all the independent advice that the contract should have gone to Cosford.
Sir - The Home Office has ridden roughshod over the concerns of local residents and local councillors in Usk despite earlier suggestions that it would not move violent or sexual offenders, from category C to category D, to open prisons which includes Prescoed.
EU lawmakers have repeatedly expressed concern that Washington has ridden roughshod over privacy after the September 11, 2001 attacks to further a "war on terrorism".