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hit the road

Fig. to depart; to begin one's journey, especially on a road trip; to leave for home. It's time to hit the road. I'll see you. We have to hit the road very early in the morning.
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hit the road

to begin traveling I'd love to stay longer, but it's really time to hit the road.
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hit the road

to start a journey It's getting late - I'd better hit the road.
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hit the road

Also, hit the trail. Set out, as on a trip. For example, Come on, it's time to hit the road, or Jack hit the trail at dawn. [Late 1800s]
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hit the road

tv. to leave; to begin to travel on a road. (see also smack the road.) Let’s hit the road. We have a long way to go.
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hit the road

Slang
To set out, as on a trip; leave.
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Finally, the Hit the Road minisite offers articles ranging from must-have gear and how to get the perfect shot to ways to make your day-trip last forever through photo memories and ideas on not-to-be-missed destinations.
After a full day and night of gathering points we decided we should hit the road.
But now, he's ready to hit the road again, and he will sell the home at auction Friday, May 5, with J.
It's the time when the biggest stars in rock, pop and country unleash their biggest albums and hit the road.
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They hit the road in March 1989 and put 192,000 miles on their rig before settling into a new home in Las Cruces, N.
As millions of Americans are preparing to hit the road this Memorial Day weekend, BJ's Wholesale Club offers expert advice and practical tips to help drivers save money on gas.
The alt-rock package - founded in 1991 by Perry Farrell - will not hit the road this summer for the second year because organizers couldn't book a strong enough lineup.
Loggins & Messina, one of the most successful duos of the '70s, will hit the road this June for the first time in nearly 30 years for one of the most highly anticipated concert events of the summer, the "Sittin' In Again Reunion Tour.
With both of their lives at stake, it's time to hit the road and hunt down Josue's father.
Mickey and his "racin' roadie" friends will then hit the road along with the Disney trailer to the California Speedway for Auto Club 500, and additional NASCAR events across the country.
Equally important on-board power capability has to be increased in order for the fully by-wire car to hit the roads.
Many runners don't want to spend the time eating breakfast and waiting for it to digest before they hit the roads.
The elliptical trainer can save you from inactivity during the really bad weather, but try to hit the roads on milder days.