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One For The Road ( one more, then I am leaving ... )

"One For The Road"



"One for the road" is one last thing you do before leaving some place.

Example: "Come on, let's play one more game of pool for the road."



"One for the road" often expresses having one last drink.

Example: "Bartender, I'll have one more drink for the road."



Note: "The road" does not necessarily mean that you will drive a car; it just means that you are going to leave the place soon.

Example: "Are you sure you won't have one for the road?" Answer: "Sorry, I can't. If I leave now I will just make it on time."



To have "one for the road" is to have one more and stay just a little bit longer.





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