Why use "headed"?

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Why use "headed"?

Postby P. J. Owen » Mon Oct 04, 2004 4:06 pm

In this sentence:

"Your brother is headed for serious trouble if he doesn't stop running around with those friends."

Why use the verb "headed"?

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Postby Alan » Wed Oct 06, 2004 9:59 am

'Be headed for' is a more casual equivalent of 'be heading for'.

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Thanks!

Postby P. J. Owen » Sat Oct 16, 2004 9:02 pm

Thanks Alan!

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