further along the road

further along the road

In the future. We can't solve every problem today, so we’ll deal with that one further along the road.
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further along/down the ˈroad

at some time in the future: There are certain to be more job losses further down the road.
See also: down, further, road
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One driver said the vehicles passed him at speed at traffic lights at just after 2.30pm and further along the road, he saw the aftermath of a crash which had resulted in the Audi tipping onto its side.
The car was later abandoned further along the road near its junction with North Road.
The victim managed to run away in the direction of the bus station, but was stopped further along the road by a second group, consisting of around eight people.
But most of the time, there's no real problem at all - unless your journey's taking you a very long way further along the road.
It later emerged that a collapsed sewer further along the road had caused the problems.
Firefighters from stations in Durham and Newcastle were called in to battle the fire, and a police van diverted traffic outside the Chelmsford pub in Ebchester as well as further along the road at Low Westwood while the blaze was extinguished.
Firefighters from stations in Durham and Newcastle were called in to battle the fire and a police van diverted traffic outside the Chelmsford pub in Ebchester as well as further along the road at Low Westwood while the blaze was extinguished.
A teenager is shown further along the road waiting to be picked up by his father.
Ms Brown, who practices in Birmingham and London, said that social and political attitudes were driving HMRC ever further along the road of cracking down on tax collection as well as outlawing tax avoidance that was once considered acceptable.
Wendy Driver, business development manager at Experian UK&I, said: "Some sectors are further along the road to recovery than others and the strong activity we are witnessing in the telecoms and financial services sectors is encouraging."
Fellow pacemen Mohammad Asif and Rana Naved-ul-Hasan netted along with Shoaib yesterday and appear further along the road to full fitness than their colleague.
And for all their tactical errors - coach Mike Martz blamed himself for the late interception that cost his side the chance of victory in San Francisco - the Rams are much further along the road to success than the Cardinals, who have bags of young talent but can be very patchy.
He then left his car and waylaid her further along the road, and brutally raped her in a ditch beside the A1 in Cambridgeshire.
Patten said in a statement the Indonesian People's Consultative Assembly's election of Abdurrahman Wahid as the new Indonesian president "takes us one step further along the road to a democratic Indonesia." "It is now essential that a new government is formed which gains the respect and support of the people of Indonesia and permits it to proceed with further economic and democratic reforms," he said.
The curiously-named Further Along the Road Less Travelled is a self-help manual written by an American psychiatrist, Dr M.