move along

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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 can be used between "move" and "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
References in classic literature ?
Edgewise moved along the oily deck, it operates like a leathern squilgee; and by nameless blandishments, as of magic, allures along with it all impurities.
And now the dark-haired young man spoke to me, and it became evident that his mind also moved along its own set of grooves.
The party moved along the hall, the twins in advance, and entered the open parlor door, whence issued a low hum of conversation.
The officers buttoned up their coats, buckled on their swords and pouches, and moved along the ranks shouting.
And so saying, he moved along the windlass, here and there using his leg very freely, while imperturbable Bildad kept leading off with his psalmody.
We moved along the sinuous gravel walks, with the great concourse of girls and young men, and suddenly a domed and filigreed white temple, starred over and over and over again with brilliant gas jets, burst upon us like a fallen sun.
There was a dead silence as Tom's pen moved along the paper; Mrs.
So Toto was careful, and the Spoon Brigade moved along with astonishing swiftness, while Dorothy really had to walk fast to keep up with it.
We moved along a narrow, crooked lane which had been paved in the Middle Ages.
Electrical impulses that normally would have moved along nerves to the animal's muscles instead traveled along a second set of wires to the robot's wheels.
The Routine moved along haphazardly as a series of pleasing vignettes, ranging from a woman seated at a table eating fried chicken to a poker game, all intercut with smart but loose choreography.
of cool, we moved along in any space feeling the tightening
"This process has to be moved along," said Peter Sabesan, a principal at Hunter Realty.
With Nick Knight away on England duty, Coventry and North Warwickshire's Mike Powell opened the batting with Mark Wagh and the pair moved along comfortably, posting their 50 partnership in the 11th over, and moving on to 64 without loss after 17 overs.
Kim Strunk, who moved along last spring after twelve years with RDT, returned for this concert to highlight the salient qualities of the company style--technical strength, flexibility, versatility, and ensemble sensitivity.