(to be) on the road to

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - on the road to

"(to be) on the road to"

in the process of doing something and likely to achieve it


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - on the road to

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  Paul is certainly doing well at work. He has been bringing in customers regularly, working very well with his team and getting along with management well.

Colleague 2:  Paul is certainly on the road to a promotion.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - on the road to

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  How is your daughter doing at university?

Friend 2:  She is doing great. She is getting really good grades and is just finishing her third year.

Friend 1:  Then she is well on the road to getting her degree.

Friend 2:  She will graduate, with honors, next year.

(to be) on the road to - Usage:


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(to be) on the road to - Gerund Form:

Being on the road to recovery, the patient was ready to leave the hospital.

(to be) on the road to - Examples:

1)  ... you will often see something new, which will set you off on the road to creativity and true innovation.

2)  It's no wonder we expect that men and women are always on the road to romance. 

3)  And when this sort of thing happens, then we're on the road to dictatorship.

4)  California is in a increasingly decaying financial situation and is on the road to an economic abyss, thanks to decades of liberal over-spending, ...

5)  Take advantage of his premier product that will put you on the road to having a whole new set of skills to use in both your personal life ...

6)  ... things are getting better, jobs are being created, and America is on the road to recovery.

7)  ... technology over time, but Eurasia's large, connected population put us on the road to modernity.

8)  Taking a college entrance exam is a critical step on the road to higher education, ...

9)  This seems to be another step on the road to a world government.

10)  ... blood pressure may not be high yet, but they may still be on the road to developing high blood pressure.

11)  ... relative feebleness is a profound challenge for physics, and an essential milestone on the road to a unified theory of all four forces.

12)  ... down so you can read and understand your credit report and get you on the road to financial freedom.

13)  ... to remember about Burma is, this is a country that has been on the road to democracy before, only to yank back the reforms and come down with an ...

14)  ... but that damage can be fixed, and this family is now on the road to healing.

15)  My next guest is your typical Manhattan 20-something, financially foolish and on the road to a life of debt.

16)  The first step on the road to architectural integrity can be to identify the disordered parts of the system, ...

17)  So now I believe I am on the road to getting my claim approved, and getting the help I deserve, ...

18)  ... a positive direction, but there's still a long way to go on the road to recovery and several obstacles are slowing our progress.

19)  Minor missteps on the road to your goals are normal and okay. Resolve to recover and get back on ...

20)  The Financial Times has uncovered some stumbling blocks on the road to carbon neutrality.