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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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When Ji makes direct reference to his national heritage, he gives it a transformative twist without riding roughshod over it.
Over the last few years, the semi-judicial Commission, which operates with none of the safeguards of a regular court, has been riding roughshod over the rights of people who do not wish to promote homosexuality.
The way they see it, the disabled golfer who successfully sued the PGA to be able to use a cart is riding roughshod over the game's integrity.
Is riding roughshod over ethics really the only way to get the job done?
The Western model in fact was inappropriate, riding roughshod over indigenous political institutions and creating havoc in ordinary people's lives.
Once again the courts have stopped the Wilson Administration from riding roughshod over public employees," said State Controller Gray Davis.
A way needs to be found to reach quicker, and when legal aid is involved cheaper, decisions without riding roughshod over the rights of anyone, including those who preach hate.
Mike Gaskell, Unite regional officer said: "Our members are furious at the way the employers are riding roughshod over their long-standing agreements.
They are riding roughshod over the opinions of almost two million people who expressed their opinion online (like Tony Blair asked us to).
Members of the Rhymney Action Group claim Cambian Healthcare is riding roughshod over the will of local people.