make (one's) way to(ward) (something or some place)

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make (one's) way to(ward) (something or some place)

To navigate or find one's way to or toward something or some location. Passengers, please make your way toward the exit in an orderly fashion. I'm making my way to New York City by car.
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make one's way

1. Go in a particular direction or to a particular destination, as in I'm making my way to the china department, or How are we going to make our way through this underbrush? This usage was first recorded about 1400.
2. Also, make one's own way. Advance in life by one's own efforts, His family hasn't much money so he'll just have to make his own way in the world. [c. 1600]
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make your ˈway (to/towards something)

go (to/towards something): Would passengers please make their way to gate 15 for the flight to Paris.Don’t worry, we can make our own way to the airport (= get there without help, a ride, etc.).
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I made my way down the steps, weaving between the tourists trying to capture the essence of this enchanting scene on their cameras.
I started up the steps and made my way between the old wooden buildings, having the steps almost all to myself.