Meaning of “along the way” in the English Dictionary

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"along the way" in British English

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along the way

during the time that something is happening or that you are doing something:

I've been in this job for 30 years, and I've picked up a good deal of expertise along the way.

(Definition of “along the way” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"along the way" in American English

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along the way

during a particular period of time:

I’ve been here for thirty years, and I’ve picked up a lot of experience along the way.
along the way

Along the way also means while traveling from one place to another place:

I drove from Texas to Maine, and I met a lot of interesting people along the way.

(Definition of “along the way” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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