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lope along

To run, glide, or bound onward with a long, swinging stride. The deer loped along, blissfully unaware of the hunter putting it in his sights. I was struggling to keep up while Tom just loped along beside me.

lope along

to move along, bounding. The dog loped along at a very even pace, answering to his master's whistle. The horses loped along, eager to get home.
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It sits on 20in alloy wheels with broad tyres as standard, yet the GT four-door lopes along cracked Tarmac with the same comfort as any executive saloon.
Their coach Ivaylo Petev announced just after the Doxa cup game that three players, captain Renato Margaca and summer signings Rafa Lopes along with Alex Soares did not figure in his future plans, a decision endorsed by the club's board.
The opener, Another Weirdo, lopes along nicely as a fine introduction to Presencer's rich multi-layering of the horns with his flugelhorn the solo voice.
It sort of lopes along in big easy strides, a canter it can keep up all day, or it can burst into a surging gallop that is deeply satisfying.
It may be a bit noisy at low speed but at motorway pace the Splash lopes along with a surprisingly relaxed gait.
"Nacho Libre" lopes along a fairly predictable course, heading toward a climactic match in which Nacho butts heads with the haughty Ramses.
There is plenty of pulling power from low revs, abundant punch for overtaking mid-range and the gearing ensures it lopes along in an unstressed manner at motorway speed.
Extra length in the wheelbase helps and the Rodeo lopes along as smoothly as many cars and smoother than some.
The Korean magic bus may handle like a tug in a typhoon, but the 2.9-litre diesel lopes along at a satisfying lick with epic mileages between tank-ups.
With its scratchy strings, "Progression" lopes along like a prehistoric cousin of Bauhaus's goth classic "Bela Lugosi's Dead"; wooden flute and strummed guitar illuminate "Invisible Ink" like beams of sunlight breaking through dense clouds.
Here in the splendid dining room, on the outskirts of Funchal in Madeira, time lopes along at a pace modulated by the emptying of your delicate china teacup held between thumb and forefinger.
On the road, the America lopes along with hardly a care in the world.
The music cranks and lopes along, stops and starts again; there are a lot of holes in it, a high-plains silence that always waits behind the music, as if to tempt Allen into shutting up again.
But given its head, Oz lopes along at the almost universal max of 100km/h (62.5mph) through the endless cane sugar plantations, rattles across numerous level crossings for the cane trains, and pluckily climbs snaking gradients as steep as 1 in 8, up through forest to table lands at 3,000 feet in the hinterland.
The bike lopes along with a smooth throb from its 1,731cc (or 106 cubic ins for aficionados and Americans).