along the way

along the way

During some event or timeframe. I had known Liz for years, but somewhere along the way in college, we fell in love. Along the way, my son's illness was misdiagnosed, and now he's very sick.
See also: way

do something on/along the ˈway


1 do something as you go somewhere: Buy a burger and eat it on the way.
2 do something while you do something else; do something during the process of doing something else: I’ve succeeded in this business, and met a lot of nice people along the way.
See also: on, something, way
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So we pioneered the field of custom publishing for the college market - capturing value along the way. A professor can now call up our Primis unit and tell us that his class will cover these specific topics; together we will design a book that matches his syllabus, drawing the chapters from a database that comprises a number of books, articles, and case studies, as well as the professor's class notes.
'We have to pay thousands along the ways to the locals.
'It's about living and experience life, doing good along the ways and cherishing your loved ones.
They also raided Adh-Dhahiriya town to the south of the city, set up roadblocks at the entrances of Sa'ir, Halhul and the northern entrance of Hebron city, where they stopped and inspected vehicles with Palestinian registration plates travelling along the ways and examined passengers' ID cards.
"Let all those you meet know, whether near or far, that I have entrusted to the Mother of God the future of your country, advancing along the ways of renewal and hope, for the greater good of all Cubans.
"Rather, the Talmudist makes the form of the past the main path of thinking along the ways of hermeneutical charity in his or her attitude toward other, now or then" (p.
The board rescinded its support after the Planning Board decided to disapprove both articles, saying the change could allow owners of undeveloped land along the ways to create new building lots before the regulations for roadways to subdivisions have been changed.