tread a/the (type of) path

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tread a/the (type of) path

To choose a particular kind of lifestyle that one commits to. My brother's always treaded a solitary path, no matter how much we reach out to him. You'll be treading a tough path if you decide to drop out of college now.
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tread a difficult, solitary, etc. ˈpath

choose and follow a particular way of life, way of doing something, etc: A restaurant has to tread the tricky path between maintaining quality and keeping prices down.
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The year is gone, we still unite To joke and laugh and read, And tread the path of literature That doth to glory lead.
I think that my attachment to the poor and suffering classes has been sufficiently proved, and that no one will accuse me of bearing any ill-will towards them, but though I admire the sublime patience and resignation with which they tread the path of toil, I must pronounce them to be unfit to take part in the government.
Oh, Luigi, our love must be pure and sincere, indeed, to give me strength to tread the path I am about to enter.
He felt that he could leave her with a quiet mind to tread the paths of distinction, and wished--but without abatement of patronage, and without prejudice to the retiring virtues of his favourite child-- that he had such another daughter.
It is unfortunate that Nawaz Sharif chose to tread the path of confrontation.
He described the Abu Sayyaf as people who tread the path of violence and claim to do it in the name of Islam.
Ulema and Mashaikh delivered lectures on importance of Ramzan and urge the followers to tread the path of Allah and the Holy prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) and fully act upon the teachings of Islam.
Ulema and Mashaikh delivered lectures on the importance of Ramzan and urged the followers to tread the path of Allah and the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) and fully act upon the teachings of Islam.
He said he had advised the government and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) not to tread the path that leads to a clash.
UNDERLINING that a journalist should always tread the path of truth without bias or judgement, India Today Group Chairman and Editorin- Chief Aroon Purie on Tuesday said: " A truth well said and well proved is what journalism is all about, and as a journalist you are as good as your last story was.
We must strive to make these teachings part of our daily life and tread the path of nobility in thought, word and deed.
Dominant powers, like the United States, cannot halt the progress of independent states, who through resistance can quickly tread the path of scientific and technological self-reliance," he said.
A Bank of Japan policymaker signaled Wednesday the central bank will continue to pursue ''powerful monetary easing'' in order to ensure the economy will beat deflation and tread the path of recovery.
ABIBA has chosen to tread the path of developing pre-built BI and Analytics products for Telecom with the objective of improving the business performance of our clients.
So many threats surround us today, prompted it is said by wars and often warped perceptions, that it is impossible not to think that it is our great luck not to tread the path that Norway must follow.