hit the road
phrasal leave, travel; also to set out

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hit the road — (slang) To leave, go away • • • Main Entry: ↑hit hit the road see under ↑hit • • • Main Entry: ↑road * * * hit the road informal phrase …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit the road — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To become a wanderer; to live an idle life; become a tramp or hobo. * /When Jack s wife left him, he felt a desire to travel, so he hit the road./ 2. To leave, especially in a car. * /It is getting late, so I guess we will… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit the road — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To become a wanderer; to live an idle life; become a tramp or hobo. * /When Jack s wife left him, he felt a desire to travel, so he hit the road./ 2. To leave, especially in a car. * /It is getting late, so I guess we will… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit the road — When people hit the road, they leave a place to go somewhere else …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • hit the road — ► hit the road (or N. Amer. trail) informal set out on a journey. Main Entry: ↑hit …   English terms dictionary

  • hit the road — verb a) To begin traveling in an automobile or other road vehicle. If were gonna make it by sunset, wed better hit the road. b) To leave a place; to go away. Its time for me to hit the road and walk ho …   Wiktionary

  • hit\ the\ road — v. phr. slang 1. To become a wanderer; to live an idle life; become a tramp or hobo. When Jack s wife left him, he felt a desire to travel, so he hit the road. 2. To leave, especially in a car. It is getting late, so I guess we will hit the road… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hit the road — tv. to leave; to begin to travel on a road. (See also smack the road.) □ e plan to hit the road about dawn. □ Let’s hit the road. We have a long way to go …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hit the road — leave usually in a car We should hit the road early tomorrow morning if we want to reach the seashore before evening …   Idioms and examples

  • hit the road — vp To leave. Man, it s 11 o clock; time for us to hit the road. 1920s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • hit the road —    When people hit the road, they leave a place to go somewhere else.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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