take to the road

take to the road

To begin a journey on the road. The author has taken to the road to promote his new book. After a heartbreaking defeat at home last night, the team is taking to the road to try and reverse its fortunes in an East Coast tour.
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take to the road (or take the road)

set out on a journey or series of journeys.
See also: road, take
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As families take to the roads for their annual spring break vacation, parents will have a more peaceful car ride if they provide back-seat video entertainment.