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come along

1. To go with another person to a particular location or gathering. The guest can be named between "come" and "along." Feel free to come along with your sister tonight—we'd all love to see you. Can my boyfriend come along? He's very interested in the lecture topic.
2. To materialize or emerge. I would have told you about it sooner, but the job offer only came along yesterday. I know it's hard to consider right now, but a better guy for you will come along in the future.
3. To improve or make progress. His guitar playing is really coming along—he can play songs now, and they sound pretty good!
See also: come

come along (with someone)

to come with or go with someone. Please come along with me to the store. Come along, let's go.
See also: come

come along

1. Accompany or go with someone. For example, Are you coming along with us today? [Late 1600]
2. Advance toward a goal, make progress, as in How are you coming along with your piano lessons?
3. Appear or materialize, as in I'm hoping another offer will come along soon.
See also: come

come along

v.
1. To go with someone else who takes the lead: If you go swimming, I'll come along.
2. To make advances to a goal; progress: Our projects are coming along very well. How is your remodeling coming along?
3. To make an appearance; show up: Don't take the first offer that comes along.
See also: come
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OK, like when my friends ask me how my ramp is coming along I totally say, "Ramp?
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"It's the responsibility of everyone who leads in our Navy to help those who are coming along to understand who we are.
"Perhaps the younger generation coming along that is totally computer literate will be different.
"I hope it will give inspiration to young African Americans coming along," Powell says of his new job.
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Lucky me, coming along half a dozen girlfriends later.
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But there are such wonderful younger women writers coming along who are creating out of their anger, their fury, their sense of the world.
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Ms Scattergood thanked him for coming along to the college to talk to the students studying on full and part-time courses at the centre.