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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: flow
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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However, by the time residents were going about their business on Sunday the debris had been cleared up and traffic was flowing along Wigan Lane normally.
The researchers found that because human dendrites cover longer distances, a signal flowing along a human dendrite from layer 1 to the cell body in layer 5 is much weaker when it arrives than a signal flowing along a rat dendrite from layer 1 to layer 5.
Drone images show water flowing along the street and debris on the carriageway.
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The 'Cup of Life' singer lives in Miami with his two sons, whereas Carlos is based in Puerto Rico, yet the couple claim their relationship is "flowing along beautifully".
The photo, taken last month, shows traffic flowing along the south side of the roundabout.
Flowing along the topographic contours of the arid rock-strewn landscape above Reno, Will Bruder's latest desert residence is a synthesis of fluid form and movement that celebrates personal privacy and the nuances of perception.
Indeed, as William Marks points out, water is like the chi or life force of the earth, flowing along "ley lines" which are energy lines in the earth, similar to acupuncture meridians in the human body.
This adds extra energy to the layer, keeping it flowing along the whale's flipper rather than detaching into a disorganized jumble.
The canal feature, which was supposed to have water flowing along it, seldom worked.
At the next runner branching, the flow becomes asymmetrical, with the hotter, less viscous material flowing along on side of the wall and the cooler material flowing on the opposing wall.
Oil has begun flowing along a 1000km pipeline linking Chad's Doba basin with Cameroon's Karibi terminal.
To prevent a back wave from forming, the runner thickness should be reduced to that of the initial metal stream flowing along the runner.