coast along

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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 ?
After coasting along a series of creeks abounding in lobsters and oysters, the
Sam pulled over, therefore, under the lee of Manhattan Island, and, coasting along, came to a snug nook, just under a steep, beetling rock, where he fastened his skiff to the root of a tree that shot out from a cleft, and spread its broad branches like a canopy over the water.
In a research note, Papa Securities said high volatility has been a thing of the past with the current trend pointing downward since 1987 while the PSEi was coasting along its historical volatility lows.
A video posted to their twitter account showed the colossal jet coasting along the runway before the aircraft's nose opened upwards to unload cargo using a method called 'elephant kneeling.
Business has been coasting along since Seller became ill but sales are still strong.
For these perhaps only the stick engendered by a cap would have been enough to see them move away from coasting along at our expense.
own, coasting along the coast with the usual lack of concern, insouciant
Meanwhile Robert Webb as the groom is on autopilot, coasting along with his Peep Show shtick, while Hound's puppy-dog enthusiasm wears awfully thin awfully quickly.
Meanwhile, Robert Webb as the groom is coasting along on autopilot, while Hound's puppy-dog enthusiasm wears awfully thin, awfully quickly.
There he was coasting along when it dawned on him he was going to miss out on a stage win because he was eating.
In the '80s and '90s there was a perception Colt was staid, uninspired, coasting along on old designs.
Schools minister Ed Balls says too many schools which get good or adequate results are coasting along with staff not making enough effort to improve.
To be coasting along at 3-1 The dopes thought that the job had been done
This is nonsense from pedestrian opening to preposterous finale, coasting along on a series of ludicrous leaps of logic disingenuously passed off as twists.
They come in a boxed set by Coasting Along, pounds 14.