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embark for (some place)

To depart for a particular destination, as on some mode of transportation. Do you know when Karen embarks for Rome? I want to see her before she leaves.
See also: embark, for

embark on (something)

1. To begin a particular journey or trip, as on some mode of transportation. Do you know when Karen embarks on her trip for Rome? I want to see her before she leaves.
2. By extension, to begin any course of action. I want to go back to school for a business degree, and I plan to embark on that process this fall.
See also: embark, on
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

embark for (some place)

to leave for some place, usually in a ship or an airplane. We are embarking for Denver tomorrow morning. Maria is embarking for Honolulu in just a few minutes.
See also: embark, for

embark on something

1. . Lit. to begin a journey by boarding a ship, airplane, etc. They embarked on their journey from San Juan.
2. Fig. to begin a project; to begin any process. When will you embark on your new project?
See also: embark, on
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Justice Kado said it would be unnecessary to make another order stopping labour from embarking on the planned strike having earlier made a similar one in a case brought to the court by the Federal Government last Friday.
The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on petroleum and other union matters, Comrade Peter Nwosu, has advised prospective investors wishing to set up petrol or gas stations within the State to ensure that they secure necessary approvals from the relevant agencies before embarking on the construction of such stations.
have been fortunate to sing in so of these beautiful buildings the years through my work on of Praise but the idea of embarking on my biggest cathedral ever fills me with so much excitement and joy.
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He will receive the award at a lunch hosted by the Duke of Westminster in London before embarking on the trip, which includes work with orphans and an environmental course.
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