Идиомы на букву R

  • ride (something) out
    вытерпеть что-либо (неприятное), переждать
    It was very cold in the mountains, and we were not able to ride out the bad weather.
  • ride herd on (someone)
    строго следить за кем-либо (как пастух следит за стадом)
    The head nurse was riding herd on the other nurses in the hospital.
  • ride off in all directions
    пытаться делать всё сразу
    I didn't understand what my boss wanted me to do; I was totally confused, so I started to ride off in all directions.
  • ride on (someone's) coattails
    зависеть от другого человека (о счастье, успехе и т.д.)
    It seems as if this actress is riding on the coattails of her producer and thus hopes to achieve great popularity.
  • ride roughshod over (someone or something)
    не считаться с кем-либо \ чем-либо, помыкать, обращаться сурово
    "If you go on riding roughshod over my needs, then life is not worth living."
  • ride the gravy train
    наживаться, получать незаконные доходы, "загребать барыши"
    He had been able to ride the gravy train and make a lot of money selling drugs before he was arrested.