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Verb: hit the road
Usage: informal
  1. Make a start on a journey; leave
    "thanks for the party, we'd better hit the road";
    - get moving [informal], make a move [Brit, informal], make tracks [informal], hit the trail [N. Amer, informal]

Derived forms: hit the road

Type of: depart, go, go away

Encyclopedia: Hit the road, jack