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English definition of “come along”

come along

verb uk phrasal verb with come   /kʌm/ (came, come) us  

(ARRIVE)

B2 to arrive or appear at a place: Go now and I'll come along later. You wait half an hour for a bus, then three come along at once!Arriving, entering and invading

(GO WITH SOMEONE)

B1 to go somewhere with someone: We're going to the cinema. Do you want to come along?Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way UK used to tell someone to hurry: Come along - we don't want to be late!Expressions telling people to hurry up

(EXIST)

C2 to start to exist: I gave up climbing when my first child came along.Existing and being

(DEVELOP)

C2 If something is coming along, it is developing or improving: Hassan's English is really coming along.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
(Definition of come along from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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