beeline(redirected from making a beeline for)
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A direct, straight course.
intr.v. bee·lined, bee·lin·ing, bee·lines
To move swiftly in a direct, straight course.
[From the belief that a bee returns to its hive in a straight course.]
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the most direct route between two places (esp in the phrase make a beeline for)
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a direct course or route.
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beeline[ˈbiːˌlaɪn] n to make a beeline for sb/sth (fam) → andare diretto/a verso qn/qc
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