Wild ride


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


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.


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.


How do you define a wild ride?

What is the origin of the phrase ‘wild ride’?

Can you give some examples of a wild ride?