will be along

will be along

Is or will be on one's way; is or will be coming. John will be along soon. He just had to make another stop on the way home.
See also: will

be along

Will come, will arrive, as in John said he'd be along in a few minutes, or The doctor's report will be along by the end of the week. This phrase always indicates a future event. [Colloquial; early 1800s]