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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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UConn's roster is filled with high school All-Americans, but some have to ride the bench.
Sometimes you ride the bench, but with hard work, there is always a chance to shine.
But he's not content to ride the bench, even though he recognizes this is the most likely scenario.