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hitchhike

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
hitchhikehitch‧hike /ˈhɪtʃhaɪk/ ●○○ (also hitch) verb [intransitive]  TTCTRAVELto travel to places by getting free rides from drivers of passing carshitchhike around/to/across etc She spent her gap year hitchhiking around the world.hitchhiker noun [countable] I picked up a hitchhiker on our way back.
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hitchhikeIt was a warm and beautiful day for hitchhiking.He spent his Rhodes scholarship money on books, hitchhiking around Britain and trips to London, where he joined anti-war rallies.We had to hitchhike back to San Francisco.I had to sell it for what I could get, which was five bucks, and start hitchhiking home.I hitchhiked, I traveled on foot, I rode the rails.I had three hundred and sixty-five miles yet to hitchhike to New York, and a dime in my pocket.I picked her up hitchhiking with another woman and two men.hitchhike around/to/across etcHe spent his Rhodes scholarship money on books, hitchhiking around Britain and trips to London, where he joined anti-war rallies.He was remembered for cutting a few weeks' classes to hitchhike across country.I had three hundred and sixty-five miles yet to hitchhike to New York, and a dime in my pocket.Well, perhaps Warner had seen her waiting for a bus or hitchhiking to the inaugural and generously gave her a lift.
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Verb table
hitchhike
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhitchhike
he, she, ithitchhikes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhitchhiked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hitchhiked
he, she, ithas hitchhiked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hitchhiked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hitchhike
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hitchhiked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hitchhiking
he, she, itis hitchhiking
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you, we, theyare hitchhiking
Past
I, he, she, itwas hitchhiking
you, we, theywere hitchhiking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hitchhiking
he, she, ithas been hitchhiking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hitchhiking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hitchhiking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hitchhiking
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