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move along

1. To begin or continue to advance forward. Said especially as a command. Let's move along before the police show up! Move along, everyone—this conversation is no one's business but ours.
2. To instruct, direct, or compel someone to advance forward. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used before or after "along." The police finally showed up to move along the crowd of onlookers. I'm sorry, ma'am, but I need to move you along—your car is blocking access to this alley.
See also: move

move along

to continue to move; to start moving out of the way. (Often a command.) The crowd moved along slowly. Please just move along. There is nothing to see here.
See also: move
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