Antonyms for joy ride

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That wasnt a joy ride to show what I could do in the way of handling the planeoh, no!

We'll plaster and bandage 'em up and they will finish their joy ride in the cart.

"Come on for a joy ride, Pete, and fetch Dickie," invited Wiggle.

With this, he went for a joy ride, and got drunk into the bargain.

I suppose it's kinder to them than to go for a joy ride; but it's hard on me.

I used to pile them in and give them as good a joy ride as the chauffeur, acting under orders, would allow.

At 10-30 we went out for a walk—five of us—and our destination was the trenches, just for a few hours' joy ride.

But, alas, it was an adventure which was to prove something more than a joy ride, before another two hours were past.

Terry might have been having a joy ride, a romp in the air, by the way she was banking so carelessly, circling and levelling off.

For me to take this joy ride meant throwing over a whole day's engagements like so many ninepins.

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