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Synonyms for hitchhike

travel by getting free rides from motorists


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It was designed to have a sense of direction, has a GPS system and its right arm was permanently fixed in a hitchhike position.
He cannot hitchhike in the morning, because he needs to be in work for 8am, so the only way he can make it is via the Conwy Valley railway.
Mum and me would get the bus and dad would hitchhike wherever we were going.
Gordon, ill for 19 years, tried to hitchhike until 3am before returning to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and waiting until 8.
Because they thought he was out on his own, Kruska's family didn't report him missing until February 1979, four months after a friend dropped him off near the I-5 to hitchhike, said Detective Richard Kennerly of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Cold Case Unit.
I tried to hitchhike out of town but I was convinced that the eight-track player I was carrying around was holding me back, so I walked off the highway a bit to take a nap.
Scientists have also observed snails that hitchhike by sticking to ducks' feet and eggs of tiny brine shrimp and other water animals that survive in bird guts.
Best/Worst Jobs: "Worst job: Picking tobacco leaves on a farm in Southern Ontario, Canada, as an 18-year-old university student's summer job; though it gave me the exciting opportunity to hitchhike coast-to-coast across North America.
For architects, the urge to hitchhike has been especially strong.
The 39-year-old Birmingham City Council worker decided to hitchhike to Spain to raise pounds 4,000 for the Acorns Children's Hospices.
A joint work, Three Stories (The Hitchhike Project), comprised the second half of their program.
Numerous termite species can survive for a period of time without contact to the soil, which makes it easy for them to hitchhike to new areas of the country," added Jones.
When Jude is given tickets to the Rose Bowl by the PE teacher at Christian Boys Academy, he enlists Stick to hitchhike to California (in winter
Andrew, who grew up on Tyneside but now works in West London in the building trade, will hitchhike through 16 different countries and hopes to turn the experience into a documentary film.
They have good and bad experiences and meet all kinds of people as they drive, hitchhike and bicycle their way west to the beach at Big Sur.