coast along

coast along

To proceed with little effort. Because the route was mostly downhill, the car just coasted along. I'm worried that you're just coasting along through your senior year without taking your future seriously.
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coast along

to roll or move along with little or no effort. We just coasted along on the flat prairie. We coasted along until we came to the bottom of the hill.
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Mark, how when sailors in a dead calm bathe in the open sea --mark how closely they hug their ship and only coast along her sides.
But, as I was saying, take the whole coast along, I know it as well as the way from here to the Bold Dragoon; and a devil of acquaintance is that Bay of Biscay.
I looked upon my present condition as the most miserable that could possibly be; that I was not able to throw myself into anything but death, that could be called worse; and if I reached the shore of the main I might perhaps meet with relief, or I might coast along, as I did on the African shore, till I came to some inhabited country, and where I might find some relief; and after all, perhaps I might fall in with some Christian ship that might take me in: and if the worst came to the worst, I could but die, which would put an end to all these miseries at once.
According to Italian immigration law, the illegal immigrants who arrive at Italian coast along with family and children are given legal status within two months on humanitarian grounds.
The flooding also interrupted train service in parts of the Tuscan coast along the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Using those stats we have a sparkling trio to concentrate on, consisting of the Mark Johnston pair of Londinium and Cape Coast along with Sir Michael Stoute's charge Melting Dew.
Eric Cray chose to coast along to the finish line despite a Vietnamese competitor and still emerged the men's 400-meter hurdles champion Tuesday night in the Southeast Asian Games.
The last time a total solar eclipse was visible from coast to coast along the same path was almost 100 years ago, on June 8, 1918.
He also managed some great national teams like Mexico and Ivory Coast along with taking charge of Manchester City in 2007-2008.
In a statement, the Coastguard said: "We fear there could be further collapses as the coast along the popular long distance walking route is now potentially very unstable, there is currently no access onto the beach at Port Mulgrave.
You seem dynamic and committed to make something out of your life while he was content to coast along.
The report said that the 'smartphone code of conduct' will be plastered on everything from coasters to taxi interiors across the Sunshine Coast along with a number of other major tourist attractions who are also introducing the 'unplugged zones' concepts.
HOW would you like to take a journey through the Wild West, travelling from Texas to the California coast along the famous Route 66?
HOW would you like to take a journey through die Wild West, travelling from Texas to the California coast along die famous Route 66?
He also revealed that the Batinah Coast along the northern parts of the country was the most vulnerable and exploited by human traffickers.