out West


variants or out west
US, informal
: in or to the western part of a country or region
He headed out west after he graduated.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web April is often the trout opener in many Northeast states, and early summer can provide great fishing out West. Jerry Audet, Field & Stream, 3 May 2023 Busy at work and two days away from a trip out West, Ms. Hackney felt in no position to suddenly find a new bank. Laurent Belsie, The Christian Science Monitor, 1 May 2023 The Brewers won six of their final seven games out West – three in San Diego and then the three in Seattle – to record just their sixth 10-game road trip in franchise history with seven victories and their first since Aug. 10-19, 2021 (8-2). Todd Rosiak, Journal Sentinel, 19 Apr. 2023 The report also singled out West, an American rapper and designer legally known as Ye, as influencing a number of antisemitic incidents. Robert Hart, Forbes, 23 Mar. 2023 Before Adams arrived in Indianapolis, the Sacramento native had spent his entire coaching career at the college level out West. The Indianapolis Star, 13 Dec. 2022 The Pistons, on their yearly trip out West, go from three games in California to Colorado for a meeting with another offensive juggernaut, the Nuggets on Tuesday. Tyler J. Davis, Detroit Free Press, 20 Nov. 2022 To add insult to injury the person calling the plays for the TCU was offensive coordinator Garrett Riley, none other than the brother of USC head coach Lincoln Riley, who left the Sooners high and dry by bolting out West for the fun and sun (and more money). Scooby Axson, USA TODAY, 3 Oct. 2022 In fact, according to Lena, Diana had upcoming plans to go out West to visit a friend. Michelle Miller, CBS News, 6 May 2023 See More

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“Out West.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20West. Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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