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Hit the road

DEFINITION

Leave. Travel. Hit the road can be a demand to leave: (Compare to Walking papers or Lower the boom.)

The boss fired me today by asking me to hit the road and never come back again.

or it can be advisement that one is heading off on a trip:

“Tomorrow morning I’m going to hit the road to go fishing at the lake.”

 

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