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come along

phrasal verb with come uk   /kʌm/ us   /kʌm/ verb came, come
  • (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!

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  • (GO WITH SOMEONE)

B1 to go somewhere with someone: We're going to the cinema. Do you want to come along?
UK used to tell someone to hurry: Come along - we don't want to be late!
(Definition of come along from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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come along

phrasal verb with come us   /kʌm/ verb past tense came /keɪm/ , past participle come
to advance or improve: How’s your English coming along?
(Definition of come along from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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