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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Deposits and guarantees required: Resonators hitchhiking - 2,500 lei bidder shall constitute a guarantee for participation issued on behalf of the bidder.
One of them involved a Pembrokeshire man who told Mr Davies he was seduced by a figure disguised as a beautiful woman hitchhiking on the A40.
He told police he was hitchhiking to Arcadia, Calif.
Tudor Bowen Jones, from Penarth, will be remembered for his passion for hitchhiking
Miss Watkins said her family was very worried when they first heard of her plans, since hitchhiking does not have the best reputation.
The hitchhiking larvae raise new possibilities for ways that aquatic insects move through ecosystems, Green and Marta Sanchez propose in an upcoming Biology Letters.
I imagine that this was a common response to Liz Craft's new sculptures, a gang of, as the press release put it, "hairy dudes" hitchhiking, gathering daffodils, and generally hanging around.
Seventy-seven authors contributed short essays (a few paragraphs to 2,000 words) on various subjects: a drowning in Tucson, hitchhiking, sounds, colors abandoned by the Crayola company, Mexican farm workers, small towns such as Murdo, South Dakota, a scarlet fever epidemic in 1944, an Armenian grandmother watching the Yankees, the Taj Mahal, fishing and sleeping in the woods, gay love in Amsterdam, ugly women, winter, trains, French lessons, the semi-colon, gray whales, jet lag, human cruelty, fatherhood, the ghetto girls' guide to dating and romance, and ritual meals.
And itOs even less often you see a famous film star hitchhiking.
44 brief tales of everything from Philippine cock-fights to white-water rafting through the Nepali Himalayas, hitchhiking from Brunei to Bangkok, experiencing the mysteries of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, and more fill this exciting travelogue.
To survive, Strouth turned to prostitution ("I thought it was real neat, I was real proud of myself at the time"), hitchhiking, sleeping in cars, working in New York clubs, and "waitressing.
Guggenheim adds that, although antifouling paint can pollute, it also serves an important environmental role--preventing invasive species from hitchhiking into new waters attached to a vessel's hull.