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bound for

somewhere headed for a specific goal or destination. Bill accidentally got on a bus bound for Miami. Our baseball team is bound for glory.
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bound for

On the way to, heading for. For example, This bus is bound for Broadway. It is also found in a well-known gospel hymn in which the singer is "bound for the land of Canaan." This phrase stems from the 12th-century meaning of bound as "ready" or "prepared."
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