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flow along

To move in a smooth, fluid manner, as of a liquid. Water from the melting ice flowed along the sidewalk.
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flow along

to move along evenly, as a liquid flows. At the base of the dam, the river began to flow along at a slower pace. The project flowed along quite nicely.
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References in classic literature ?
It flowed along smoothly, and neither fear nor foe lurked by the way.
The days at Grasmere flowed along peacefully and almost without an event.
I peeped over the edge of the bank to see the little stream that made the noise; it flowed along perfectly clear over the sand and gravel, cut off from the muddy main current by a long sandbar.
The sky was red with flame, and the water that bore it there had been tinged with the sullen light as it flowed along. The place the deserted carcass had left so recently, a living man, was now a blazing ruin.
It flowed along chattily and sociably, and under its influence the new friendship gathered ease and strength.
An occasional oil lamp at the corner of a street, or in the portico of some wealthy burgher, threw a faint glimmer over the shining cobblestones, and the varied motley crowd who, in spite of the weather, ebbed and flowed along every highway.
Summary: Garbage and rubbish flowed along with the water to the valley below.
When heavy clouds above just burst Throwing down the pelting rain, That battered off the window's ledge And ran down walls onto the streets And flowed along the broken ground Then spilled into the nearest drain.
The team was also able to pinpoint what the original source of the river sediments had been, showing that the Sutlej had once flowed along the Ghaggar-Hakra dried river channel, or palaeochannel.
Gallons of water flowed along the road and pooled to a depth of several feet at the junction of Morton Carr Lane and Guisborough Road, where drains were unable to cope.
The Red Flag flew and the food and wine flowed along three trestle tables, each seating eighty comrades in extended family groups.
Although we flowed along with the river's current, the trip was physically exhausting because we had to control our position in the river, adjust to the water's temperature, and avoid rocks in the shallow water.
The Golate dates from the Middle Ages when the Taff flowed along what is now Westgate Street.
As it flowed along the ridge top, the ice-cooled lava hardened in place.