a free ride

a situation in which someone benefits without having to make a fair contribution.
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English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Free ride — may refer to: * Freeriding, a style of snowboarding * Freeride, a branch of mountain biking * In finance ** Free riding, buying stocks without the money to cover the purchase ** Free rider problem, how to prevent free riding * Free Ride (TV… …   Wikipedia

  • free ride — ˌfree ˈride noun [singular] something that you do not have to pay for, because someone else is paying for it: • Government employees are getting a free ride on taxpayers money. * * * Ⅰ. free ride UK US noun [C, usually singular] DISAPPROVING ► an …   Financial and business terms

  • Free ride — (kostenlose Mitnahme) bezeichnet bei der maschinellen Übersetzung ein grammatisches Phänomen, das in zwei natürlichen Sprachen identisch oder zumindest ähnlich realisiert wird. Somit genügt es, nur die Wörter zu übersetzen, damit in der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Free-Ride (VTT) — Le freeride VTT est un terme commercial à l origine utilisé par les skieurs, recyclé et déposé par la marque américaine Cannondale en 1999 pour promouvoir la déclinaison de son modèle SuperV [1]. Depuis, l usage de ce terme a évolué et sa… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Free-ride — (VTT) Le freeride VTT est un terme commercial à l origine utilisé par les skieurs, recyclé et déposé par la marque américaine Cannondale en 1999 pour promouvoir la déclinaison de son modèle SuperV [1]. Depuis, l usage de ce terme a évolué et sa… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • free ride — noun count INFORMAL if someone gets a free ride, they get something without paying or working for it. This word usually shows that you think this is unfair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • free ride — free′ ride′ n. something obtained without effort or cost • Etymology: 1895–1900 free′ rid′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • free ride — ☆ free ride n. Informal the use, enjoyment, etc. of something without the usual expenditure of money or effort …   English World dictionary

  • Free Ride (film) — Infobox Film name = Free Ride caption = director = Tom Trbovich writer = Robert C. Bell Lee Fulkerson Ronald Z. Wang starring = Gary Hershberger Reed Rudy Dawn Schneider Peter DeLuise Brian MacGregor producer = Moustapha Akkad Bassem Abdallah Tom …   Wikipedia

  • free ride — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms free ride : singular free ride plural free rides informal if someone gets a free ride, they get something without paying or working for it. This word usually shows that you think this is unfair …   English dictionary

  • Free Ride (song) — Single infobox Name = Free Ride Artist = Edgar Winter Group from Album = They Only Come Out at Night Released = 1973 Format = Recorded = Genre = Rock, hard rock Length = 3:08Free Ride is a song written by Dan Hartman and performed by the The… …   Wikipedia

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