hit the trail

hit the trail
hit the road (or N. Amer. trail) informal set out on a journey.
Main Entry: hit

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  • hit the trail — see ↑trail, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑hit hit the trail chiefly US : to begin a journey We should be ready to hit the trail by 8:00. The candidates will soon be hitting the campaign trail. • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit the trail — be on/go on/hit the trail ► to be trying to find, get, or achieve something: »He tells candidates to raise money early, before they hit the trail for speeches and handshakes. Main Entry: ↑trail …   Financial and business terms

  • hit the trail — tv. to leave. (As if one were riding a horse.) □ I have to hit the trail before sunset. □ Let’s hit the trail. It’s late …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hit the trail — verb To leave or depart. Its time for me to hit the trail and be on my way …   Wiktionary

  • be on/go on/hit the trail — ► to be trying to find, get, or achieve something: »He tells candidates to raise money early, before they hit the trail for speeches and handshakes. Main Entry: ↑trail …   Financial and business terms

  • Hit-the-trail holliday —    George M. Cohan s breezy four act farce based on an idea given to Cohan by George Middleton and Guy Bolton, who collaborated with him, was produced by Cohan and Sam H. Harris at the Astor Theatre for 336 performances beginning on 13 September… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • hit the trail —  Begin to travel …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • hit the bricks — verb a) To travel about, especially on foot. [T]housands of brewers, waiters and waitresses, bartenders, cooks, checkers, cashiers, dishwashers, hotel maids and bellmen, too, would be forced to hit the bricks in search of other work. b) To leave… …   Wiktionary

  • hit the road — Synonyms and related words: bat around, be off, beat it, begone, bum, clear out, count ties, divagate, drift, flake off, flit, gad, gad about, gallivant, get, get going, get lost, get out, git, go about, go the rounds, hit the trail, hobo, jaunt …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hit the road — (slang) To leave, go away • • • Main Entry: ↑hit hit the road see under ↑hit • • • Main Entry: ↑road * * * hit the road informal phrase …   Useful english dictionary

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