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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 ​yourEnglish coming along?
(Definition of come along from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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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 ​waithalf 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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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