tag along


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tag along

To accompany or closely follow someone or a group, perhaps when one is not part of the group or when one's presence is not wanted. I decided to tag along and see if they found anything interesting. Do you mind if my little brother tags along? My parents want him to get out of the house for a while.
See also: tag

tag along (after someone)

 and tag along (behind someone)
to follow along after someone; to go along with someone. The family dog tagged along after the children wherever they went. Can I tag along? Do you mind if I tag along behind you?
See also: tag

tag along

v.
To follow after; accompany: If you're going to the mall, do you mind if I tag along? My sister tagged along with me to the beach.
See also: tag
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Among other new clauses, it partially reinstated tag along rights for voting shares, assuring minority voting shareholders an offer of at least 80% of the price paid for control block shares.
Jenny Munroe used to tag along with her father, who followed his father, Phil, around the courts.
But Lindsay volunteered to help with domestic chores as well as to tag along in response to calls, including traffic collisions and medical crises, and on a training run to pull water from a lake with water tenders.
Lisa testified that she was with her mother that day because she had asked to tag along, curious to see the courthouse.
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Jack Lemmon and Ann-Margret will tag along, of course.
In the beginning, March 1989, network executives had trouble grasping the concept of having cameras tag along with real-life police officers, and then airing a show without a narrator.
A part of him wanted to tag along with the team, to see his parents again.