One for the road

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One for the road : Phrases



Meaning:

An idea to be considered after one departs, but which won't be discussed now.


Example:

Here's
one for the road - if a man makes a statement in the woods, and there is no woman around to hear him, is he still wrong?


Origin:

The phrase originates from the context of a person having one more (alcoholic) drink for the road. The individual has the drink to make enjoyable the journey ahead, in the same way an interesting question can fuel conversation or thought on a journey.
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