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Definition of the verb to come along

What does to come along mean as a doing phrase?


  1. come into being or existence, or appear on the scene
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonym of come along: appear
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  2. develop in a positive way

Alternative definition of the verb to come along


  1. [intransitive, followed by "with"] To accompany
  2. [idiomatic, intransitive] To progress; to make progress.

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

by introducing a singer into the mouth, moves the fame to the side, brings the chin to the breast, and the forehead into the hollow of the sacrum ; by which means, the hindhead is raised, and allowed to come along with greater ease : and in pulling, half the force only U applied tothe neck, the other half beingexerted upon the head, by the finger which is fixed in the mouth 1 so that the forehead is more easily brought out, by pulling upwards, with the half-round turn from the perinæum.

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Usage statistics about to come along

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb to come along:


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Palma (waiting for someone to come along)

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Quotes about To Come Along

People will love something very much or hate something very much. But the great thing about a sketch show is that if something comes along that you don't like, something else will come along in a minute that hopefully you might like that. (Matt Lucas)
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