open road

Idiom

Open Road

Definition

An open road is a metaphor for freedom, opportunity and adventure. It suggests a journey of exploration and is often used to describe the excitement and promise of a new venture.

Examples Sentences

I’m ready for the open road and all the adventures it will bring.

She had an open road ahead of her and didn’t know where it would lead.

He was ready to take on the open road.

The open road promised new opportunities.

The open road was calling her name.

Origin

The phrase “open road” is thought to have originated in the late 19th century. It was first used by authors such as Jack London, who wrote “Call of the Wild”, and Robert Frost, who wrote “The Road Not Taken”. It has since been used in countless books, films, and songs.

FAQs

Q: What does the phrase ‘open road’ mean? A: An open road is a metaphor for freedom, opportunity and adventure. It suggests a journey of exploration and is often used to describe the excitement and promise of a new venture.