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Difference between Get out of town and Go to the country

get out of town(coll.)

1. get out of a place:

  • If father hears you talking like that, you’d better pack your bags and get out of town.

2. (exclam.) used as an emphatic expression of disbelief:

  • You made a ton of money on that stock? Get out of town!

go to the country —(of election candidates) appeal to the body of electors (appearing on television, etc.):

  • The cry of a “cheap breakfast table” would no longer be one “to go to the country with.”

See also: go out on the town / go to town.