on one's way

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on (one's) way

In the process of traveling to or leaving some place. We were a little late leaving the house, but we're on our way! I just want to get a drink of water, and then I'll be on my way.
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on one's way

1. See on the way.
2. Also, be on one's way. Leave, get going, as in " On your way," said the officer, trying to move the crowd, or It's been a wonderful party but we must be on our way now. [Early 1900s]
See also: on, way
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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