#IOTW: Traveling idioms


Good evening, Fellas! Holiday is coming really soon. Are you going somewhere? Wherever you go, traveling with family or friends is always fun! We hope y’all have good time.

Tonight’s session will be about traveling idioms. Do you know any? Mention us and we’ll RT.

  1. Itchy feet. Meaning: feeling of a need to travel.
    • Example:
      • “Anita has itchy feet every December. This time she is traveling to Peru.”
  1. Off the beaten track. Meaning: away from the frequently traveled routes.
    • Example:
      • “We found a gorgeous empty waterfall off the beaten track in Bali.”
  1. At the wheel. Meaning: driving; in control of a vehicle.
    • Example:
      • “You need to rest well tonight. You’re at the wheel tomorrow morning.”
  1. Hit the road. Meaning: to begin traveling; to leave a place; to go away.
    • Example:
      • “It’s holiday season, let’s hit the road!”
  1. Red-eye flight. Meaning: an overnight or late-night flight.
    • Example:
      • “One of the reasons I took the red-eye flight was the price. It was so much cheaper.”
  1. One for the road. Meaning: having one more of something before departing.
    • Example:
      • “You have to leave soon. Take a bottle of juice for the road.”
  1. Live out of a suitcase. Meaning: to continuously travel from place to place.
    • Example:
      • “I know a couple who lives out of their suitcases. They’re really popular now.”

Compiled and written by @FaridArdian for @englishtips4u on Wednesday, 23 December 2015.



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