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beeline it for (some place)

To head directly and quickly toward something or some place. Taken from the full phrase "make a beeline for something." I knew the boss was angry, so when I saw her come in, I beelined it for the break room.
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make a beeline for someone or something

Fig. to head straight toward someone or something. (Alludes to the straight flight of a bee.) Billy came into the kitchen and made a beeline for the cookies. After the game, we all made a beeline for John, who was serving cold drinks.
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make a beeline for somebody/something

to move quickly and directly toward someone or something When the train finally arrived, cold and weary travelers made a beeline for it.
Etymology: based on the idea that a bee travels in a direct path to its hive (place where it lives)
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make a beeline for somebody/something

to move quickly and directly towards a particular person or thing Phil arrived at about nine and made a beeline for the champagne.
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make a beeline for

Go straight to, as in He made a beeline for the refreshments. In this expression, beeline means "the shortest distance between two points," alluding to the route of worker bees bringing nectar and pollen back to the hive. [c. 1830]
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