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follow along

1. To do something as others do it. I have no idea how to get out of the stadium, so I'm just following along with the mass of people.
2. To trail closely behind someone or something. When you have a toddler, you can always count on them following along with anything you try to do around the house.
3. To monitor something in order to keep pace with what someone else is doing. I couldn't quite hear what the actors were saying, so I followed along with the closed captions.
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follow along

Move or proceed in accord or in unison with someone. For example, The children followed along with the song, or They followed along with the crowd.
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follow along

v.
1. To accompany by following: I went for a walk in the woods, and my cats followed along. Our guide led the hike and we followed him along.
2. To move or act in conjunction with an activity by following an example: The teacher sang and the children followed along.
3. To move or act in conjunction or in parallel with someone or something: I followed along with the speaker by reading the transcript.
See also: follow
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Proponents of individually-provided follow along services argue that individuals agreeing to provide follow along services are more likely to know the supported employee on a personal basis than professional job coaches.
Older readers will appreciate the tongue-in-cheek humor, and younger readers will follow along as Theora competes in the pageant, hunting down the monster of the mall (a rogue fern) and putting together the backup band for the reigning Princess.
Students ages 9 and up follow along as the investigating scientists make observations, track down clues, set up curious experiments and ultimately discover some of the surprising and hidden connections which make tropical forests so fascinating--and so fragile.
One suggestion for future updates would be more spoken descriptions of the signs, which would enable individuals with low vision to follow along with an equal level of ease.
Audio tapes and CDs should be available to pupils who need to listen to the contents therein as they follow along in silent reading from their own texts.
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The only question is whether audiences will be slow enough to follow along.
* Follow along by reading the text of the instructor's remarks at the bottom of the screen;
Sue Goodson, the college's video network manager, would like to see the school offer courses at its Work Force Training Center in Post Falls to teach closed-captioning, the transcribing of audio into the words that appear on a television, video or computer screen so the deaf can follow along.
Hamsters follow along as the boy brushes his teeth, gets into his pajamas, reads a book, and rushes to take a bath with only one minute left.
What could be finer than the chance to follow along? Jan.
Illustrated throughout with clear color photos, the book makes it easy for you to follow along with the recipes.
I manage to follow along for a while as it flits here and there, but too often I get distracted along the way and suddenly find myself holding a list of things to do the next day rather than a conversation with God.
Then you can read the story yourself or follow along as the story is read to you.