to make a beeline for - idiom meaning?

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What is the meaning of "to make a beeline for" idiom?

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Idiom Scenario 1:


Martha loves her coffee.  Martha works in an office.  When Martha arrives at work in the morning...
"She makes a beeline straight for the coffee machine."
This means that Martha does not stop at her desk.  She does not does not take off her coat.  Martha does not greet her coworkers.  Martha goes directly and quickly to the coffee machine.
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Idiom Definition:


"to make a beeline for"
to go directly in a straight line for a target, destination or goal - like a bee towards a flower
 
Synonyms:
direct, exactly, line, linear, non-stop, precisely, shortcut, shortest, straight, straightaway, true, undeviating, undeviatingly, unswerving, unswervingly
 
 
This bee is literally and idiomatically making a beeline for the flower. - - - - ->  a bee is flying directly in a perfectly straight line for a purple flower




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Idiom Scenario 2:


Sam has been out for a five kilometer run.  It is a hot day.  Sam has perspired a great deal.  When Sam arrives home...
"He makes a beeline to the shower.!"
Sam is sweaty and tired.  He wants to feel the soothing spray from the hot shower.  Sam makes his way directly for the bathroom.  He does not stop to drink a glass of water.  He does not read the newspaper.
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Idiom Usage:

Usually, this idiom gives the idea of  the subject moving quickly to their goal, like a bee.
The picture in our minds can be a little amusing as we compare a person to a bee.
"to make a beeline for" or "to make a beeline to" can be used interchangeably.

 
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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Making a beeline can sometimes appear to be funny behavior.
 
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Idiom Conjugations:

 
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