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British pronunciation/dˌaʊn ðə ɹˈəʊd/
American pronunciation/dˌaʊn ðə ɹˈoʊd/
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at a point in time as a process or action continues or is being carried out

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down the road definition and meaning

What is the origin of the idiom "down the road" and when to use it?

The idiom "down the road" originated from the literal sense of traveling or moving along a road or path. It is commonly used to refer to future events or consequences that will occur at a later time or in the future. It is used when talking about things that will happen in the future. It can also be used to discuss the consequences of a decision or action, or when talking about future plans or expectations.

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The government kicked the can down the road by postponing the decision on the controversial policy.
She is currently kicking the can down the road by avoiding the difficult conversation.
He continued down the road, eager to reach his destination.
Down the road, I hope to travel to exotic destinations and explore different cultures.
We'll have to address that issue down the road when it becomes more critical.
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