(it's) time to hit the road

(it's) time to hit the road

It is time to leave. Time to hit the road, Tom. We don't want to miss our flight. A: "Would you like any dessert?" B: "No, thank you. I think it's about time to hit the road."
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

(It's) time to hit the road.

 and (I'd) better hit the road.; (I've) got to hit the road.
Inf. Fig. a phrase indicating that it is time that one departed. (See also (I) have to shove off and (It's) time to run for other possible variations.) Henry: Look at the clock. It's past midnight. It's time to hit the road. Andy: Yeah. We've got to go. Sue: Okay, good night. Bill: I've got to hit the road. I have a long day tomorrow. Mary: Okay, good night. Bill: Bye, Mary.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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