#IOTW: Idioms about Transport

Today we will learn about transport idioms.
Do you know some idioms related to transport?

Let’s start.

  1. Hit the road.
    Meaning: to leave a place or begin a journey.
    E.g. “We packed up and hit the road so we will be there before the show.”
  2. Run a tight ship.
    Meaning: to be very strict, managing an organization in an orderly and disciplined manner.
    E.g. “She ran a tight ship and won the competition in a perfect score.”
  3. Go off the rails.
    Meaning: to start behaving in a way that is not generally acceptable, especially dishonestly or illegally.
    E.g. “My brother went off the rail in middle school so my parents put him in the school dorm.”
  4. Bump in the road.
    Meaning: something that delays a process or prevents it from developing, relatively a minor one.
    E.g. “My friend and his divorced parents’ relationship has hit another bump in the road.”
  5. Rock the boat.
    Meaning: to say or do something that will upset people or cause problems.
    E.g. “Don’t rock the boat. The negotiation is on process to achieve an agreement.”

Compiled and written by @sherlydarmali for @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, December 22, 2019.

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