down the pike

down the pike

in the future She may do something else down the pike, but she won't be doing this.
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down the pike

  (American)
if an event is a particular period of time down the pike, it will not happen until that period of time has passed Five years down the pike, they'll probably have a kid or two.
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References in classic literature ?
And Billy buried her in his arms and swore she was the greatest little bit of woman that ever came down the pike.
Greenberg puts the event in historical context, reflecting on the world Dean lived in at the time, an era after World War II, the end of the Korean War, the advent of rock and roll, with the sixties coming down the pike.
Hirsch said that something was coming down the pike amid the June's SINDAG Convention in Brazil, a yearly conference of top players in the aviation market that aims on agriculture.
When PPACA started coining down the pike and some brokers started jumping ship for fear of falling commissions, I starting thinking: How are there ways to make more cash with little cost?
Just down the pike at Old Sturbridge Village, the living history museum will be celebrating the holidays with its annual Christmas by Candlelight event, which is held during December weekends and attracts thousands of eager families.
We knew it was coming down the pike and was going to be really important," he said.
Cline does such a good job of creating his virtual world on paper, that it's hard to believe it doesn't already exist - and it's not hard to believe that it soon will, but "Ready Player One" might be the best preparation we could have for what's coming down the pike.
What they've put together is the equivalent to a fashion show in Paris: If you're in our industry, you're really going to see what's coming down the pike.
With that in mind, here's a quick look at what financial trends will come down the pike in 2014:
0 was built to help grant managers optimize their current processes, and yet offers the necessary flexibility to seamlessly adapt to any new federal regulations that come down the pike.
2 million square feet of new retail space, and ten more retail centers are coming down the pike.
Panic' does not seem to be the correct word to describe matters, but rather the guest (customer) is focused, and trying to stay one step ahead of what is perceived to be a shortfall of products coming down the pike, and a concern for their own safety," Hall said.
But President Asif Ali Zardari and Gilani appear confident that nothing more toxic is likely to come down the pike, the paper said.
Looking ahead: Curbs on compensation will most likely be part of the federal financial reform that comes down the pike next year.
The dramatic, femme-fatale shoe perfectly offsets some of the menswear-inspired fashion coming down the pike later in the year, she says.