Backseat driver // On the home stretch // Hit the road

Today we will review three new Expressions. Backseat driver, On the home stretch, and Hit the road. Review the definitions below and then look at the 3 example sentences for each expression. After reviewing the information, try to make your own examples for each expression.

 

EXPRESSIONMEANING
Backseat Driver(A passenger in a car who gives the driver unwanted advice)
On the home stretch(The last part of a long activity)
Hit the road(Set out on a journey)

BACKSEAT DRIVER

#EXAMPLES
1Michael was annoyed by Barry’s tendency to become a backseat driver whenever they went on a trip together.
2His mom was a backseat driver, so his dad was always frustrated.
3Backseat drivers are quite annoying sometimes.

ON THE HOME STRETCH

#EXAMPLES
1They have been working on the project for 3 months, but now they are in the home stretch
2We are in the home stretch of the assignment, but I’m still not comfortable with the results.
3Are we in the home stretch of the project yet?

HIT THE ROAD

#EXAMPLES
1It’s time to hit the road.
2They have to hit the road very early in the morning.
3She wanted to stay longer, but it was really time to hit the road.

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