along preposition (FROM ONE END TO ANOTHER)
- We walked along the beach collecting small crabs in a bucket.
- The room was so dark, I had to feel my way along the wall to the door.
- The children ran down the bank, over the bridge and along the path.
- Halfway along the wall he overbalanced and fell.
- Cut along the dotted line.
along preposition (NEXT TO)
- Machine guns were mounted along the heights behind the town.
- She arranged her birthday cards along the shelf.
- She planted rose bushes along the length of the garden.
- Tall, luxuriant plants grew along the river bank.
- Thousands of troops have massed along the border in preparation for an invasion.
along preposition (AT A PARTICULAR PLACE)
along adverb (FORWARD)
- The coins jingled in her pocket as she walked along.
- She struggled along with an armful of clothes.
- You'll find the shampoo and the soap in the fourth aisle along from the entrance.
- We were going along at about 50 miles an hour.
- If you move along a bit, Tess can sit next to me.
along adverb (WITH YOU)
B1 with you:
Why don't you take him along with you when you go?
along with sb/sth
- Frank always took a couple of heavies along with him when he went collecting his debts.
- I don't think you'll persuade David to come along to tonight's meeting - he's not much of a joiner.
- He's welcome to come along, provided that he behaves himself.
- She brought along a couple of sulky looking kids who didn't say a word all evening.
- He brought along his wife, a vivacious blonde, some 20 years his junior.
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