Wild ride

Definition

A wild ride is an exciting and unpredictable experience, often involving a lot of thrills and risks.

Examples

It was a wild ride to the top of the mountain.

The roller coaster was a wild ride that we’ll never forget.

It’s been a wild ride since I started my own business.

Origin

The phrase ‘wild ride’ first appeared in the US in the 1930s and was likely derived from the phrase ‘a white-knuckle ride’ which was used to refer to an exciting but dangerous journey.

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