bound for (somewhere or something)

bound for (somewhere or something)

Moving toward a particular destination or outcome. Sorry I'm late, I accidentally got on a train bound for the city and then had to come all the way back to the suburbs. Alice is such a talented young coder that I just know she's bound for greatness.
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bound for

somewhere headed for a specific goal or destination. Bill accidentally got on a bus bound for Miami. Our baseball team is bound for glory.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bound for

On the way to, heading for. For example, This bus is bound for Broadway. It is also found in a well-known gospel hymn in which the singer is "bound for the land of Canaan." This phrase stems from the 12th-century meaning of bound as "ready" or "prepared."
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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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