One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to convey that someone is participating in activity for pleasure or as an observer only.‘she's obviously just along for the ride’
- ‘Her body was taking her on a journey, and for the most part she found it exhilarating just to be along for the ride.’
- ‘It's best just to go along for the ride and not really pay attention to the story.’
- ‘You get a real sense that they know that they are leading the parade, not just coming along for the ride.’
- ‘When it becomes clear that I'm just here to watch, a voyeur along for the ride, I'm challenged.’
- ‘It's no good thinking they will come along for the ride out of curiosity - they have to be convinced.’
- ‘Sure, sometimes Stanwyck drove men to their doom, but she wanted to go along for the ride.’
- ‘For the next three weeks, the Marines pushed north and we went along for the ride.’
- ‘The future is in their hands, though the rest of us will be taken along for the ride.’
- ‘I was happy to go along for the ride and soon stopped worrying about accuracy.’
- ‘I figure if a driver wants company to Flin Flon, why not go along for the ride?’
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