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English definition of “sweep sb along”

sweep sb along

phrasal verb with sweep     /swiːp/ verb (swept, swept)
If a feeling or someone's behaviour sweeps you along, it makes you feel very enthusiastic about an activity and very involved in it: We were swept along by her eloquence .Making people excited and interestedInspiration and inspiring
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