Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

head out

head out
1) leave some place or begin a journey
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    • just about to head out
  • Analysis
    The phrasal verb 'head out' usually refers to the beginning or start of a journey. It is similar in meaning to 'go out'. "What time are you planning on heading out to the shops?" To 'head out after' someone indicates that you are following them or pursuing them. "The police headed after the thief on foot but failed to catch up with them."
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. Sorry, I can't stay and chat, I'm just about to head out to the cinema with some friends.
    2. I'm heading out to the shops later if anyone wants to join me?
    3. A crowd gathered at the docks to wave goodbye as the ship headed out to sea.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. This topic is a little bit sensitive would you like to head out of the room so we can have some privacy?
    2. I thought we could head out for lunch so I can show you around the area a little bit.
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