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Idiom: Head for

Example 1:

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
 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.

Bjorn: Really?

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!

Example 2:

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.

Janine: No,
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
think so?

Janine: Yes!
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
studying more.

Janine: Of
course I’m right! I’ll even help you.

Janine: Thanks,

Meaning: To travel or go toward some destination; to set something or someone on a course toward some situation or condition (used passively).

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