go down (a/the) road

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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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She said: "The gritter had just gone down the road and as soon as they turned a corner the local reindeer came down for the salt.
In nine succinct and sometimes enraging essays, contributors review how far the US has gone down the road to completely commercialized higher education, describing the market that has developed, the road toward commercialization and its impact on the classroom, the temptations of the online classroom and distance education, the influence of college sports, the haves and have-nots in America and the privileged place of consumption, social justice and its relationship with profits and politics in the University, and the efforts that must be made to safeguard the uncertain future of US universities as academic institutions.
The views we have of the energy situation is based firmly on serious research into the experience of countries that have already gone down the road of wind farming.
I have never gone down the road of four-year plans," he said.
I know we have gone down the road of looking at South American players before but as far as I am concerned I am always on the lookout for a good player with good character no matter where he's from.