on one's way

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on one's way

  1. See on the way.

  2. Also, be on one's way. Leave, get going, as in "On your way," said the officer, trying to move the crowd, or It's been a wonderful party but we must be on our way now. [Early 1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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