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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hitchhike.


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  • To find the adaptation signal, Petrov and his colleagues looked for regions of the genome that "hitchhiked" along with an adaptation.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • But a spokesperson for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said that a new strategy was in place to "tackle the threat to the UK's native biodiversity from unwanted pest species which have 'hitchhiked' into the UK on plants".

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition

  • With a stirred heart filled with the sounds of longing, I hitchhiked myself along the most extraordinary love trip possible.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • She walked for days across the desert, then hitchhiked to relatives in Mogadishu, evading both human and natural dangers.

    Film Tracks Woman's Path from Desert Nomad to Supermodel Activist

  • On the day Último left Ricardo Flores he had said goodbye to his abuelita, who was old, but not to his mother, and hitchhiked to Buenaventura, where he got a ride north to Las Palomas.


  • So convinced that I had pulled a muscle, I hitchhiked a ride back home, with a million thoughts racing.

    Katie Spotz: Girl Meets Bike

  • After he dropped them off, they hitchhiked the rest of the way back to Chicago, getting in around noon.

    Burial for a King

  • Instead, we hitchhiked and rode bikes from sea to shining sea, asking people to be whistle-blowers for peace.

    Sean Carasso: The Baptism of Liberty

  • May 10, 2010, 7: 14 am lucia says: poul: if they are out of state, how did they end up in arizona without a picture ID? hitchhiked all the way from fremont, wa?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Why the Arizona Law is Much Worse than the Federal Law It is Supposedly Based On

  • It is a damned shame but I guess we have to compare the value of countless axles against the value of one kid´s life - not to sound melodramatic but that´s the game in Mexico and some other Latin nations and you should see the Africa Dawg hitchhiked in in the 1960s.

    There May be Hope


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