head for sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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head for sth

phrasal verb with head uk   us   /hed/ verb
B2 If you are ​heading for a ​badsituation, you are ​likely to ​experience it ​soon, because of ​your own ​actions or ​behaviour: They're ​heading for ​disaster if they're not ​careful. The ​country is ​heading for ​recession.
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(Definition of head for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 很可能要遭受,会招致…
in Chinese (Traditional) 很可能要遭受,會招致…
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