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skid in Transport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishskidskid1 /skɪd/ verb (skidded, skidding) [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 TTSLIDEif a vehicle or a wheel on a vehicle skids, it suddenly slides sideways and you cannot control it 🔊 The car skidded as she turned onto the highway.skid on/into/across etc 🔊 The bus skidded off the road and into a ditch.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
skid• I suppose the driver of that car skidded.• So I was skidding and bumping along the runway, trying to get the beast to translational-lift speed.• The car in front of me skidded and I slammed the brakes on to avoid it.• Then I skidded and slanted through into Public Baths Surf.• People come right through a closed ramp, skidding and veering around me.• The other car had skidded into hers and made her forget the phone call.• Nineteen people were injured today when a bus skidded off the road into a ditch.• The plane touched down and skidded off the runway.• They set off down the road, the dogs skidding on the hard packed snow.• When our buckets are full, we top the tour with a skidding riff of singing sand.• It skidded slightly and slowed down.• She skidded to a halt, jumped off her scooter, and ran into the house.skid on/into/across etc• In the morning the car skidded on an icy hill and flapped into a ditch.• The other car had skidded into hers and made her forget the phone call.• He skidded on Ne New & Lingwood party shoes.• I laughed, and he skidded on some sea moss and fell between two rocks.• Yet the moment they skidded into the gully they were trapped.• Well-dressed suckers were pouring out of the upstairs theatre, barrelling down the rickety spiral staircase, skidding on the highly polished floor.• They joke about the near-misses as their cars skid on the ice that lines the road to the colliery.• It drove to one side, then turned 90 degrees, its tracks skidding on the rubble.