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pound along

To walk, march, or run along (something or some place) very heavily or with great force. The soldiers pounded along in formation all the way down the Main Street. I could hear the principal come pounding along the corridor toward the classroom. The cop started pounding along after the criminal.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

pound along something

 
1. Fig. to walk or run along something awkwardly or heavily. As the horse pounded along the street, the rider tried hard to get it to slow down. Tom pounded along the pavement, looking a bit angry.
2. Fig. to tap or hammer along something. The worker pounded along the edge of the roof, looking for rotten places. I pounded along the wall, looking for a stud to nail into.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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