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English definition of “hit the road”

hit the road

to leave a place or begin a journey : I'd love to stay longer but I must be hitting the road .Departing
(Definition of hit the road from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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