one-way ticket love

Definitions

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  • n. A ticket granting permission to travel to a place but not back
  • n. A course of action from which there is no way back

Etymologies

See “one-way” (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The passenger manifest of a Pan Am flight from London to New York, dated August 22, 1956, lists Richard J. Glaspell, his wife, Mimi, and his children, Gregory and Claudia, on a one-way ticket to the United States—exactly one week after Papa’s release.

    Enemies of the People

  • But I had dabbled with swelteringly hot guys before, and all it had gotten me was social infamy and a one-way ticket from Massachusetts to Los Angeles.

    The 310: Boy Trouble

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