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go down a/the road

To act, behave, or do things in a particular way or manner. Everyone fears Stephen is going down the road to alcoholism just as his father did.
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Visitors will also have the chance to wander down to the old cemetery to visit the grave of Kirkpatrick MacMillan, the inventor of the bicycle or go down the road to Courthill where he lived and worked.
If not, we'll continue to go down the road to ruin.
But it's the job of people in senior positions to make things work so let's not go down the road of blaming the public.
Conlon said of the Filipino's third defence of his title: "If we go down the road I've been down many times, then it's going to be a dark alley for him.
I have to regularly walk into the road to go down the road. Anybody with a pram or wheelchair wouldn't be able to get past.
"Or it will go down the road of renewables, where there is at least a chance to have a different kind of development path.
"People don't go down the road thinking that ball was in the air all afternoon.
We can't go down the road of "Who are we signing?" based on one result, even if it was a shocker.
Because I knew that perhaps he wanted to go down the road and do more stuff that was akin to The Holy Bible.
'We very deliberately did not go down the road of Big Brother people because an awful lot of them actually make a virtue of not being able to read and write.
So why this article when you could go down the road and skate the rail next to them stairs?
If someone offers to sell your their brand new BMW for a fiver and you know you can go down the road and sell it on for pounds 30,000 you bite their hand off.
Before councillors agree to extra money they should ask some serious questions, not just go down the road to increase council tax.
"I hope there's something we can do to see that this ruling is followed as we go down the road."
I was maybe going to have to go down the road and play a club game.