go down (a/the) road

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go down (a/the) road

To act, behave, or do things in a particular way or manner. Everyone fears Stephen is going down the road to alcoholism just as his father did.
See also: down, road
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As Benassis went down the road, women and children stood in their doorways to wish him good-evening, the men took off their caps, and the little children danced and shouted about his horse, as if the animal's good-nature were as well known as the kindness of its master.
He could hear her laughing as she went down the road.
It went down the road before hitting a low wall and ending up on its side on top of a traffic-calming bollard at 4.
After her set, which consisted of hit singles LDN and Smile, Lily refused to hang around and instead went down the road for a curry with beau Seb Chew, 30.
The youngster went down the road and got on a train," said Devon and Cornwall police.
If we went down the road of super-clubs then which clubs would be the lucky few?