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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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I am not seeking to make a definitive statement on the safety or risk of hitchhiking, but instead I argue that the billboards along the Highway of Tears demonstrate a concerted effort to present hitchhiking as wrong and dangerous.
We arrived there after hitchhiking for some 1,000 kilometers.
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.
The primary storyline is the hitchhiking trip and the people he meets, but this trip is interlaced with memories of his first trip to Idaho for this job in 1955 (on a whim?) that seem to bubble up while he is waiting for his next ride.
At its best, soliciting rides from the side of the road can be a truly memorable adventure in traveling across the country, "No Such Thing as a Free Ride?: A Collection of Hitchhiking Tales" is what it says it is, an array of stories from those who have traveled long distances on the kindness of others to give them a ride.
But this Easter she is embarking on an uncommon adventure - she is hitchhiking from the UK to Marrakech, Morocco for charity.
The force also wants to hear from anyone who saw a man hitchhiking near Penrith in the early hours of Monday.
"Hitchhiking From Vietnam: Seeking The Ox" is the personal story of Richard Chamberlin who, at the age of 30, decided to travel across America by hitch-hiking as a way of finding out about himself, and finding out about the country in whose behalf he'd just fought a war in a place called Viet Nam.
You guys should follow him on like a hitchhiking mission.
Photographer Basil Childers got his start hitchhiking around Colorado and shooting rock bands and live shows.
An accusation of theft leads to a hitchhiking adventure that will change her life and decisions.
It was the first time that anyone had found living larvae hitchhiking inside the body of an a animal.