Definition of be on one's way in English:

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be on one's way

1Have started one’s journey: she telephoned her office to say she was on her way
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  • We climbed into my old, beat-up car and were on our way.
  • Then the carriage started moving and we were on our way.
  • A month later, Elle and I were on our way to Germany along with other freshmen and juniors and seniors.
1.1 (in imperative (be) on your way) informal Go away: on your way, and stop wasting my time!
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  • They were very aggressive me and told me to be on my way.
  • We decided to sleep in the car, but a ranger came around with a flashlight and told us to be on our way.
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