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synonyms for ride herd on

  • drive
  • keep watch
  • punch cattle
  • shepherd
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How to use ride herd on in a sentence

Possibly, he would not shy at such monstrosities after twenty miles of a lathering ride.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The other day an excursion was arranged to Sondershausen, a town about three hours' ride from Weimar in the cars.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The truth is, it is not safe to trot down such mountains and hardly to ride down them at all.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The farmer told him it was six miles; "but," he added, "you must ride sharp, or you will get a wet jacket before you reach it."
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Coppy, in a tone of too-hastily-assumed authority, had told her over night that she must not ride out by the river.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
"He means that the fairies are here, and that means that we won't get our ride," said the Goblin, rather sulkily.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Who can explain the sixth sense that warns a night-herder of a stampede a moment before the herd jumps off the bed-ground?
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But if they all pick up the broadcast that this is where to get a free ride home, I'll have just another sand trap here.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
I would rather go to church with Dolly in homespun, than ride in a carriage beside that shrivelled piece of tanned leather.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
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WORDS RELATED TO RIDE HERD ON

  • administrate
  • be in the driver's seat
  • be in the saddle
  • boss
  • carry out
  • conduct
  • control
  • crack the whip
  • direct
  • execute
  • govern
  • head
  • head up
  • hold the reins
  • oversee
  • pull the strings
  • pull the wires
  • render
  • ride herd on
  • run
  • run the show
  • sit on top of
  • superintend
  • supervise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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