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head out

Depart, begin a journey, as in The ship was heading out to sea, or When do you head out again?
head out after. Follow or pursue, as in Since they knew the way, we headed out after them, or A police car headed out after the car thieves.
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  • Winnie lowered the window, and put her head out, white as a ghost.

    The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad
  • Instinctively she put her head out of the window to look back at them.

  • "Take care of her home, Hamish," said Roland, putting his head out.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Hamish put his head out at the window, nodding to some one who was passing.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • We had five minutes' conversation, my head out of the carriage window.

    The Stark Munro Letters J. Stark Munro

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