head off to (some place)

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head off to (some place)

To leave for a particular place. Louise just headed off to the store, but you can probably still catch her, if you leave now.
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But with its residency having drawn to a close yesterday, it will soon be heading off to Carnforth Steamtown in Lancashire to prepare for a Crewe to Carlisle excursion on Saturday.
Ospreys skipper Rhys Webb congratulates his fellow players before heading off to be best man at a wedding BEN EVANS/HUW EVANS AGENCY
It's a big yes because heading off to university is not only about studying, it is about untying yourself from your parents' apron strings and starting to stand on your own two feet.
Heading off to work, she accidentally takes Paddy's phone with her, but just as she's about to give it back, a message comes through from Tess - and it's rather saucy.
Last night - the nation decided who was heading off to Sweden - and it was tough to be reminded that Jedward's reign are over.
Western Marine Shipyard (WMS) is heading off to construct two journey delivers with provisions of a lavishness inn for a private group.
NET GAIN: Tennis star Chloe Murphy is heading off to Texas Picture: GAVIN TRAFFORD
Worcester Youth Poetry Slammers Anna Meehan, Devin Samuels, Taylor Liljegren, Eric Devenney, Alice Beecher and Kendel Joseph are in for their first major trial-by-fire this weekend before heading off to the Brave New Voices Youth Poetry Slam, as the young poets from Wormtown square off in competition against their counterparts from Connecticut, Boston, Lowell and Providence, in a bout hosted by former Individual World Poetry Slam and individual National Poetry Slam champion Mike McGee.
I stump up the pounds 52.36 at the weigh-in, before heading off to get a medium Fanta for pounds 11.50.
SCHOOL leavers everywhere are putting on their tuxes and ballgowns and heading off to dance the night away at leavers' balls.
Another popular carving, the matau, or fish hook, is said to be good luck for fishermen heading off to sea.
The book ends with Rebecca and Doug heading off to find their parents, making readers eager for the sequel.
Many Latin American business aspirants, both those heading off to study in the United States and those sticking closer to home at regional universities, are still approaching traditional employers, but--long term--they've got their eyes on being their own boss.
"That's never going to happen," she said, heading off to chat with Building Congress Prez Richard Anderson and developer Vincent Albanese.