hit the road

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  • (file)

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hit the road (third-person singular simple present hits the road, present participle hitting the road, simple past and past participle hit the road)

  1. (idiomatic) To begin traveling in an automobile or other road vehicle.
    If we're gonna make it by sunset, we'd better hit the road.
    Synonym: hit the pavement
  2. (idiomatic) To leave a place; to go away.
    It's time for me to hit the road and walk home.
    Synonym: hit the trail

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