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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He boarded a bus with friends for the start of his 15-mile journey home to then village of Brockham Greden, near Dorking - but hitchhiked after a few miles.
Air Force, hitchhiked across the United States, and worked as a journalist and art critic.
And she has now revealed that it wasn't the first time she had been assaulted, stating that a motorist had sexually abused her at the age of 14 as she hitchhiked in Hollywood.
Earlier, at the height of the Great Depression, I had often hitchhiked alongside my father.
An army of marine species alien to local waters have hitchhiked here from around the globe.
Ecologists had put gem clams in that group after the East Coast species hitchhiked to the West Coast in shipments of oysters a century ago.
On the morning Roy Tutill vanished, police know the teenager hitchhiked the 15 miles to school from his home in the village of Brockham, on the slopes of the Surrey Downs.
When his cross-gender ruse is discovered in his hometown of Lincoln, one hopes he'd have hitchhiked to the more welcoming environs of San Francisco.
"My first time in Ireland was in 1962 when I hitchhiked from Dublin to Galway and took the ferry out to the Aran Islands and then I went down through the south.
The researchers propose that about 5,000 years ago, dingo Eve hitchhiked there with a wave of human pioneers fanning out from Asia.
A football supporter who hitchhiked more than 800 miles to Aston Villa's European match in Madrid to raise money for charity has fallen prey to pickpockets who stole his money and match ticket.
The star of movies such as Taxi Driver and Meet The Parents has told how he hitchhiked around Ireland in 1962 as a 19-year-old before he became famous.