go down that road

go down that road

to do a particular thing We're thinking of investing in real estate, but before we go down that road we need some professional advice.
Usage notes: also used in the forms go down the road or go down a road: Some of these parents were in trouble with the law, and I see their kids going down the road, too.
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go down that road

to decide to do something in a particular way We're thinking of automating our finances, but if we do go down that road we'll need specialist advice.
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If you go down that road of prioritising what game is more important than another I think you end up flat on your face.
The 26-year-old star explained that after having her son she doesn't want to go down that road again because she doesn't want her son to see her like that.
And who is going to tell the emergency services 'you can't go down that road, it's full of potholes?
The last time that happened was in 1930s Nazi Germany - we must not go down that road ever again.
Volvo has also announced that you can get this car and engine combo with an automatic gearbox, although if you do go down that road the fuel consumption will increase to 72.
We have chosen peace as a strategic option and we are determined to go down that road so long as the territories under occupation are returned to their owners," Kabalan said.
We would like to think things could be settled very quickly, if we need to go down that road.
As for saying mean things back, don't go down that road.
Toshack, with 21-year-old Lewis Price of Ipswich his only keeper playing regularly, admitted: "We did go down that road.
However, there is probably little need to go down that road as the Croatian continued in top form with a straightsets win over Andy Roddick yesterday, meaning he has won 20 of his last 22 matches.
Hopefully, with successful cancer research, we don't go down that road,'' she said.
It's very important, we think, to go down that road because it will help us to diversify our supplies, but it also will reduce the extent to which we're dependent on foreign sources of oil for our basic transportation.
I think it could mean that Lions places are given away cheaply and you cannot go down that road,' said Jenkins, twice a Lion himself in South Africa 1997 and Australia 2001.
But the gifted Nigerian midfielder admits it would break his heart if he had to go down that road.