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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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Two hitchhikers who were robbed and dumped in the desert helped earn their alleged attackers a ride in a police car after stumbling across the gang in a roadside restaurant.
Summary: A Palestinian threw acid at a family of Israelis picking up a hitchhiker in the West Bank Friday before being shot and wounded, residents and the Israeli army said.
The movie is based loosely on Michael Faber's 2000 novel about an alien who picks up unsuspecting hitchhikers to harvest for food.
At that point, the hitchhiker brandished an object the teens believed to be a gun and threatened to shoot them, police said.
In the meantime my brother came back to the car and as he drove out of the services he spotted a hitchhiker and picked him up.
The latter transcribe long-shrouded FBI interviews with various hitchhikers with whom Burgess caroused during the period from 1947 to 1951, conducted by agents seeking evidence of his treachery.
West Australian yachtsman Peter Briggs, who has retained ownership since he had the 41-footer built in 1980, announced today that he had initiated plans to transport Hitchhiker by road from Perth so he and his crew can be part of this year's Silver Jubilee.
Unfortunately, the deranged hitchhiker John Ryder (Sean Bean) pursues the young couple with sadomasochistic glee, framing them for murder and making them fugitives from the police before a deadly showdown.
He also learned that the hitchhiker he met had died 90 years ago .
Nebert and colleagues suspect that ZIP8 is normally responsible for the transport of other metals such as manganese and zinc, and that cadmium "participates as an opportunistic hitchhiker.
FOLK queen Kathryn Williams once picked up a hitchhiker who claimed to have invented The Beatles.
STNC Ltd says it has acquired a "ready-made team of developers" from Persimmon IT, a US developer of web server systems, which will enable the UK company to offer an end-to-end service to customers of its HitchHiker smartphone platform.