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    #1

    make a beeline to/for class

    Are both to and for correct for this sentence?
    I had to make a beeline to/for class this afternoon because I was late.

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    #2

    Re: make a beeline to/for class

    Either one works.

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    Re: make a beeline to/for class

    I've heard and used 'for' mostly. It's a strange idiom though. Bees don't fly that way.

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    #4

    Re: make a beeline to/for class

    I would say "beeline for."

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    Re: make a beeline to/for class

    I found this:
    The forager bee performs a short wiggling run - hence the name, with the angle denoting the direction of the nectar-laden flowers and the length of time denoting the distance.
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    Re: make a beeline to/for class

    But it's called a 'dance', and wiggling doesn't imply 'straight' to me. (Of course, once the forager bee has showed them the way, the other bees may fly straight.)

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