head toward (someone or something)

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head toward (someone or something)

1. To start physically moving toward someone or something. I'm heading toward the west entrance because I thought that's where you are! Head toward the second floor—Joan is waiting for you there.
2. By extension, to progress toward a particular outcome. Wait, Callie doesn't know that her crush is secretly dating someone else? Oh boy, this situation is headed toward disaster.
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head toward someone or something

 
1. Lit. to point at and move toward someone, something, or some place. Head toward Mary and don't stop to talk to anyone else. Sharon headed toward the parking lot, hoping to get home soon.
2. Fig. to be developing into something; to be moving toward a specific result. The problem will head toward a solution when you stop making the situation worse than it is. I believe that you are heading toward severe health problems if you don't stop smoking.
See also: head, toward
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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