along\ for\ the\ ride


along\ for\ the\ ride
adv. phr. informal
Being in a group for the fun or the credit without doing any of the work.

He wants no members in his political party who are just along for the ride.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • along for the ride — involved only for the enjoyment of it. My husband is speaking at the dinner and I m just along for the ride. Usage notes: often used with go or come: The city council was happy to go along for the ride and do nothing when times were good …   New idioms dictionary

  • along for the ride — {adv. phr.}, {informal} Being in a group for the fun or the credit without doing any of the work. * /He wants no members in his political party who are just along for the ride./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • along for the ride — {adv. phr.}, {informal} Being in a group for the fun or the credit without doing any of the work. * /He wants no members in his political party who are just along for the ride./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • along for the ride — just a passenger, not a helper, joyride    You ve met the workers. This is my nephew he s just along for the ride …   English idioms

  • go along for the ride — be/come/go along/for the ride informal phrase to take part in an activity that other people are doing although you are not really interested in it The guys all went to a football match, and I went along for the ride. Thesaurus: to take part, or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • come along for the ride — come/go along for the ride to join in an activity without playing an important part in it. My husband is speaking at the dinner and I m just going along for the ride …   New idioms dictionary

  • go along for the ride — come/go along for the ride to join in an activity without playing an important part in it. My husband is speaking at the dinner and I m just going along for the ride …   New idioms dictionary

  • come along for the ride — come/go along for the ˈride idiom (informal) to join in an activity for pleasure but without being seriously interested in it Main entry: ↑rideidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • go along for the ride — See along for the ride …   English idioms


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