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Age is just a number. Unless, that is, you live in Hollywood, where there's this notion that if you haven't hit it big by your 20s, you may as well hit the road.
Kate Walsh

Meaning of "hit the road" in the English dictionary

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HIT THE ROAD

hit on
hit one´s straps
hit or miss
hit out
hit parade
hit rate
hit show
hit single
hit skins
hit squad
hit the buffers
hit the deck
hit the hay
hit the headlines
hit the jackpot
hit the nail on the head
hit the panic button
hit the roof
hit the sack
hit wicket

WORDS THAT END LIKE HIT THE ROAD

A road
access road
approach road
country road
dirt road
high road
knight of the road
link road
main road
on the road
one for the road
relief road
ring road
road
single-track road
slip road
take the road
the end of the road
to take the high road
toll road
yellow brick road

Synonyms and antonyms of hit the road in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hit the road» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HIT THE ROAD

Find out the translation of hit the road to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hit the road from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hit the road» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

上路
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

salir a la carretera
570 millions of speakers

English

hit the road
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सड़क मारा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تصل إلى الطريق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отправились в путь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pegar a estrada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রাস্তা আঘাত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prendre la route
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

memulakan perjalanan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

auf den Weg
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

出掛ける
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

길을 명중
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pencet dalan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lên đường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாலை அடிக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रस्ता दाबा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yola koyul
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

colpire la strada
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ruszaj w drogę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вирушили в дорогу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a porni la drum
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βγείτε στο δρόμο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

druk op die pad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ut på vägarna
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

traff veien
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hit the road

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HIT THE ROAD»

The term «hit the road» is very widely used and occupies the 8.155 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HIT THE ROAD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hit the road

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2 QUOTES WITH «HIT THE ROAD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hit the road.
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Justin Deeley
If I could be a country music star, I'd do it in a heartbeat. I'd hit the road and just jam out.
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Kate Walsh
Age is just a number. Unless, that is, you live in Hollywood, where there's this notion that if you haven't hit it big by your 20s, you may as well hit the road.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HIT THE ROAD»

Discover the use of hit the road in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hit the road and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Hit the Road
From bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney, a heartwarming look at friendship, both young and old. From the Hardcover edition.
Caroline B. Cooney, 2008
2
Hit the Road Helen!
In this updated version of Greek mythology, Hades, King of the Underworld, reveals the truth about Helen of Troy and the Trojan War.
Kate McMullan, 2013
3
Hit the Road, Jack
Follows Jack's adventures as he travels around the United States, from New York City to San Francisco.
Robert Burleigh, 2012
4
Hit the Road, Manny: A Manny Files Novel
Okay, so this is not exactly the birthday present Keats had in mind (no iPod?!), but when Dad parks a rented RV in the Dalinger's driveway, Keats piles in with the rest of his family -- and the manny, of course -- bound for the open road.
Christian Burch, 2008
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Hit the road: across America in a topless car : the true ...
Discover some of the odder byways of the United States with Alyce Cornyn-Selby as she travels from her home in Portland, Oregon to the East Coast and back again in a purple, topless reproduction of a 1927 Bugatti Model 35 roadster named ...
Alyce Cornyn-Selby, 2002
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Hit the Road, Jack: Essays on the Culture of the American Road
Engaging with varied cultural mediums such as literature, reality television, philosophy, and political rhetoric, this collection delves deeply into the symbolic implications of the road.
Gordon E. Slethaug, Stacilee Ford, 2012
7
Simpsons Comics Hit the Road!
A collection of tales featuring the Simpsons includes Grampa Simpson's stint as a solider of fortune, groundskeeper Willie's estranged brother in Scotland, and Homer's misadventures as a chaperone for Lisa's cross-country class.
Matt Groening, 2009
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Hit the Road India
One rickshaw.
Ric Gazarian, 2013
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Hit the Road Running: Gain More Customers of the Kind You Want
An experienced business developer shares his coaching secrets on how to: find more customers who are both profitable and fun, focus on tactics that sustain and build your business, and transform your business into an efficient, sales ...
Martz Witty, Ian McBride, 2007
10
Hit the Road, Jack
Written in Mimi Thebo's distinctive voice, this second novel is sure to attract att
Mimi Thebo, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HIT THE ROAD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hit the road is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hatchets hit the road for scrimmage - Washington Times Herald …
Hatchets hit the road for scrimmage. Todd Lancaster | Times HeraldWashington senior Luke Thornton runs through the Harrison defensive line ... «Washington Times Herald, Jul 15»
2
Bikes Against Bullies set hit the road - Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Expect between 200 and 300 motorcycle riders to pass by Agassiz on Highway 7 Sunday, July 26 as they participate in the annual Bikes ... «Agassiz-Harrison Observer, Jul 15»
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Gallery: Benefit will help paralyzed motorcyclist hit the road again …
Gallery: Benefit will help paralyzed motorcyclist hit the road again. Family and friends are holding a fundraiser to help Bob Reilly to adapt his motorcycle and ... «Belleville News-Democrat, Jul 15»
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Claire Sweeney on hitting the road as Velma Von Tussle in hit …
Claire Sweeney is about to hit the road as Velma Von Tussle in the new touring production of Hairspray. And the Liverpool actress, whose son ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
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OUR VIEW: 'Infotainment' blog should hit the road and visit Greenville
A recent survey released via www.roadsnacks.net was the talk of many local gatherings over the weekend as it listed Greenville as the seventh ... «Greenville Daily News, Jul 15»
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Roving reporters hit the road connectng us with community …
THERE aren't too many jobs in which your boss kicks you out of the office. But, I'm pleased to report that very thing is happening to me this ... «The Sunshine Coast Daily, Jul 15»
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CHARITY: Local drivers 'on a roll' as they hit the road for charity
CHARITY: Local drivers 'on a roll' as they hit the road for charity. Paul Terry and David Adams are taking part in a musicals themed car rally to Lake Como in Italy. «MK News, Jul 15»
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Animal mobile adoption trailer ready to hit the road - 23ABC News
Kern County animals looking for their forever homes are about to hit the road. Have A Heart Humane Society's “Mobile Adoption Trailer” will be ... «KERO 23ABC News, Jul 15»
9
The Munchmobile is ready to hit the road! Here's how to apply for a …
To those who thought the Munchmobile had ridden off into the sunset -- and there were quite a few people who did -- we have good news. «NJ.com, Jul 15»
10
Wendy Williams to Hit the Road | Broadcasting & Cable
Wendy Williams to Hit the Road. 'Sit Down Tour' to launch July 30 in Milwaukee 7/13/2015 06:07:00 PM Eastern. By: Paige Albiniak ... «Broadcasting & Cable, Jul 15»

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