Hitchhike


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Hitchhike

To rely upon a foreign company or industry for one's own development. For example, a company may hitchhike if it does not produce any of its own products but instead sells those made in other countries. Hitchhiking is a model used in the context of international development.
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After the bike is gone, they must walk, hitchhike, beg for rides from acquaintances and strangers, and use a variety of forms of transport to complete their journey in Venezuela.
Best/Worst Jobs: "Worst job: Picking tobacco leaves on a farm in Southern Ontario, Canada, as an 18-year-old university student's summer job; though it gave me the exciting opportunity to hitchhike coast-to-coast across North America.
For architects, the urge to hitchhike has been especially strong.
The 39-year-old Birmingham City Council worker decided to hitchhike to Spain to raise pounds 4,000 for the Acorns Children's Hospices.
A joint work, Three Stories (The Hitchhike Project), comprised the second half of their program.
A star trekker A talking bucket-bodied robot has managed to hitchhike 3700 miles across Canada.
Individuals may hitchhike because it is the only way that travel is financially possible.
Geordie lad Andrew Grady will hitchhike his way from Australia back to Blighty just in time for the launch of the Olympic Games.
PARKINSON'S sufferer Gordon Barnes was left to hitchhike 11 miles home after being discharged from hospital at 1am.
She will then hitchhike her way through France and Spain to Malaga, before taking a ferry to Morocco.
About 100 other Newcastle University students and thousands of UK students will take part in the hitchhike to raise money for Link Community Development, an organization which assists primary schools in sub-Saharan Africa.