Idiom: Head for
Vicki: I can’t believe it’s almost time for Summer Break. I’m so excited.
Bjorn: Me, too!
Vicki: Do you have any
Bjorn: I’m heading
for Yellowstone Park. I’m going to spend the week camping and hiking!
Vicki: Hmmm…that’s good
if you like camping and the outdoors. I’m more of a city girl.
Vicki: Yes. After school
is out, I’ll get ready to head for the outlet malls. I can’t
think of anything better than shopping for a week!
Janine: Pete, you really should start studying more every day for
classes. You are getting more behind every day.
Pete: Oh, Janine. You
worry too much. I’ll have plenty of time later.
you won’t. You are headed for trouble if you don’t study. You
could actually get kicked out of school!
Pete: Do you really
It happened to me when I first started school here. I know what I am talking
Pete: Well, maybe you
are right. I guess I am headed for failure if I don’t start
course I’m right! I’ll even help you.
Meaning: To travel or go toward some destination; to set something or someone on a course toward some situation or condition (used passively).