a bumpy/rough/easy, etc. ride

a bumpy/rough/easy, etc. ride INFORMAL
used to describe a situation that is dangerous, difficult, easy, etc.: »

Stocks could be in for a bumpy ride as Wall Street tries to guess the outcome of the Federal Reserve's next monetary policy meeting.

See also FREE RIDE(Cf. ↑free ride) noun
Main Entry: ride

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • a bumpy/rough/easy ride — a bumpy/rough/easy, etc. ride INFORMAL ► used to describe a situation that is dangerous, difficult, easy, etc.: »Stocks could be in for a bumpy ride as Wall Street tries to guess the outcome of the Federal Reserve s next monetary policy meeting.… …   Financial and business terms

  • a rough/easy ride — a bumpy/rough/easy, etc. ride INFORMAL ► used to describe a situation that is dangerous, difficult, easy, etc.: »Stocks could be in for a bumpy ride as Wall Street tries to guess the outcome of the Federal Reserve s next monetary policy meeting.… …   Financial and business terms

  • ride — ▪ I. ride ride 1 [raɪd] verb rode PASTTENSE [rəʊd ǁ roʊd] ridden PASTPART [ˈrɪdn] JOURNALISM 1. be riding high to be very successful or confident …   Financial and business terms

  • ride — ride1 W2S2 [raıd] v past tense rode [rəud US roud] past participle ridden [ˈrıdn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(animal)¦ 2¦(bicycle/motorbike)¦ 3¦(vehicle)¦ 4¦(in a lift)¦ 5¦(water/air)¦ 6 be riding high 7 let something ride …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ride — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 in a vehicle, on a horse, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ long, short ▪ We have a long ride ahead of us tomorrow. ▪ leisurely ▪ We went for a leisurely ride along the canal …   Collocations dictionary

  • ride — ride1 [ raıd ] (past tense rode [ roud ] ; past participle rid|den [ rıdn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 go by horse/bicycle etc. ▸ 2 travel in vehicle ▸ 3 criticize someone annoyingly ▸ 4 take part in race ▸ 5 float on water/in air ▸ + PHRASES 1. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ride — I UK [raɪd] / US verb Word forms ride : present tense I/you/we/they ride he/she/it rides present participle riding past tense rode UK [rəʊd] / US [roʊd] past participle ridden UK [ˈrɪd(ə)n] / US *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to sit on an… …   English dictionary

  • a rough ride — a bumpy/rough/easy, etc. ride INFORMAL ► used to describe a situation that is dangerous, difficult, easy, etc.: »Stocks could be in for a bumpy ride as Wall Street tries to guess the outcome of the Federal Reserve s next monetary policy meeting.… …   Financial and business terms

  • a bumpy ride — a bumpy/rough/easy, etc. ride INFORMAL ► used to describe a situation that is dangerous, difficult, easy, etc.: »Stocks could be in for a bumpy ride as Wall Street tries to guess the outcome of the Federal Reserve s next monetary policy meeting.… …   Financial and business terms

  • a easy ride — a bumpy/rough/easy, etc. ride INFORMAL ► used to describe a situation that is dangerous, difficult, easy, etc.: »Stocks could be in for a bumpy ride as Wall Street tries to guess the outcome of the Federal Reserve s next monetary policy meeting.… …   Financial and business terms

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