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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References in classic literature ?
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.
"Currently, we have zeroed in at the coast along the Indian Ocean, Lake Victoria and Lake Turkana as the most ideal sites.
UP led by as large as 26 points heading into the final 1:43 of the third, which was more than enough buffer for the Maroons to coast along the rest of the way.
It is very likely to move northwestwards toward the Tamil Nadu coast along and off the east coast of Sri Lanka and is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm during the subsequent 48 hours," the organisation added.
The pipeline is set to run from the Russian coast along the Baltic Sea bed to the German shore.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Massive evacuations have been ordered from the coast along Indonesia's Western Sunda Strait after warning of a possible second tsunami triggered by eruption of Anak Krakatau volcano whose alert level has been upgraded.
Image Credit: Clint Egbert/Gulf News View as slideshow 1 of 6 A man standing on a pier in front of boats loaded with fishing nets on the coast along the Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum St, Ajman.
Alas, Jeff Tomsic, helming his debut feature-length flick, seems to think proceedings can coast along on his cast's charisma.
Al-Saadi said that the Authority is currently preparing to implement a project funded by the Green Climate Fund to protect the northern coasts with a length of 69 kilometers in the Delta governorates to prevent the access of sea water to the villages and facilities and agricultural land adjacent to the coast along the coast of the Delta during the strong periods, especially in light of the increase observed in recent years in the numbers These nuclei are unmatched as an event associated with climate change.
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.
He also managed some great national teams like Mexico and Ivory Coast along with taking charge of Manchester City in 2007-2008.