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hit the road

To leave. We better hit the road before traffic gets even worse. Hit the road—no one wants you here anyway!
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hit the road

Fig. to depart; to begin one's journey, especially on a road trip; to leave for home. It's time to hit the road. I'll see you. We have to hit the road very early in the morning.
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hit the road

Also, hit the trail. Set out, as on a trip. For example, Come on, it's time to hit the road, or Jack hit the trail at dawn. [Late 1800s]
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hit the road

INFORMAL
COMMON If you hit the road, you begin a journey. I said my goodbyes and hit the road back to central Nashville. Anyway, I must get dressed and hit the road.
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hit the road

set out on a journey; depart. informal
A US variant of this expression is hit the trail .
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hit the ˈroad

(also hit the ˈtrail especially American English ) (informal) begin a journey: Well, we’d better hit the road, we’ve a long way to go.
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hit the road

tv. to leave; to begin to travel on a road. (see also smack the road.) Let’s hit the road. We have a long way to go.
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hit the road

Slang
To set out, as on a trip; leave.
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