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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
proverb A daunting task can usually be started by doing a simple thing. I'm feeling really overwhelmed about my research project, but I have to start somewhere, since a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
a Sabbath day's journey
A very short, undemanding journey, or the distance thereof. From Rabbinical law that stated a Jew could travel no more than a mile on the Sabbath (the holy day of rest). My father refused to go anywhere on the weekend if you needed to get there by car—or longer than a Sabbath day's journey, as he was fond of saying.
accompany (one) on a/(one's) journey
To travel with someone or something. I think someone should accompany you on your journey so that you don't have to drive 10 hours on your own. Ellie's teddy bear definitely has to accompany us on our journey, or she'll be a wreck without it.
have a good trip
A pleasant valediction to someone who is about to travel somewhere, often on vacation. Have a good trip! See you in a week!
have a safe journey
A pleasant valediction to someone who is about to travel somewhere, often on vacation. Have a safe journey! See you in a week!
have a safe trip
A pleasant valediction to someone who is about to travel somewhere, often on vacation. Have a safe trip! See you in a week!
the first leg of (something)
The first stage or part of something. I did well for the first leg of the race, but then my muscles started cramping up. Whose brilliant idea was it to start the first leg of our journey with a 4 AM flight?
the first leg of the/(one's) journey
The first stage or portion of a trip. The first leg of the journey is a train ride to New York. Whose brilliant idea was it to start the first leg of our journey with a 4 AM flight?
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accompany someone on a journey
1. [for someone] to go with someone on a trip, journey, adventure, etc. Would you please accompany me on my next trip?
2. [for something] to be brought with someone on a trip, journey, etc. My cameras always accompany me on my travels.
Have a good trip,and Have a nice trip.
Have a pleasant journey. (Compare this with Have a safe trip. This phrase avoids references to safety.) As Sue stepped onto the plane, someone in a uniform said, "Have a nice trip." "Have a good trip," said Bill, waving his good-byes.
Have a safe trip.and Have a safe journey.
I hope that your journey is safe.; Be careful and assure that your journey is safe. (Said as someone is about to leave for a trip.) Bill: Well, we're off for London. Sally: Have a safe trip. Bill: You're driving all the way to San Francisco? Bob: Yes, indeed. Bill: Well, have a safe trip.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
a sabbath day's journeya short and easy journey.
Rabbinical law allowed a Jew to travel a certain distance on the Sabbath (about a kilometre); in the Bible, Mount Olivet is described as being ‘from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey’ (Acts 1:12).
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