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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In particular, the colonel expressed concern for the Binyamin Region youth, who often hitchhike alone at all hours of the day and night.
However, the organization Women in Green is calling on the residents of Judea and Samaria to continue to hitchhike.
But as they hitchhike around space, they find themselves at the transportational mercy of whomever picks them up.
THERE are still some people who hitchhike, although not as many as before.
Department of Homeland Security focuses much of its resources on preventing terror attacks, the Beagle Brigade is ferreting out the terrorists of agriculture - the invasive pests and diseases that hitchhike into the country on fruits, vegetables and other food products.
RedShift 2 is an interactive desktop planetarium that enables users to hitchhike across the solar system aboard a comet or view breathtaking, photo-realistic images of space.
Johnston, who lives with his father in Palmdale, may have been trying to walk or hitchhike to Victorville to pick up his paycheck at the construction company where he has worked for two years, said his mother, who lives in Texas but came out to Palmdale after his disappearance.
This more jagged-looking cousin bears gooey whitish berries, which hitchhike via birds to juniper trees and start new plants.
The moths regularly hitchhike to the test area in New York but can't survive the winter.
She notes that thousands of frogs hitchhike around Australia in fruit boxes, and pet-seekers often visit grocery stores to capture the little stowaways.
Seeds in fruit eaten by the right animal, however, can hitchhike in its gut to more promising spots.
There's no reason to indicate that they can't hitchhike another 80 miles, 100 miles, 400 miles,'' Hidalgo said.