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tag along

To accompany or closely follow someone or a group, perhaps when one is not part of the group or when one's presence is not wanted. I decided to tag along and see if they found anything interesting. Do you mind if my little brother tags along? My parents want him to get out of the house for a while.
See also: tag

tag along (after someone)

 and tag along (behind someone)
to follow along after someone; to go along with someone. The family dog tagged along after the children wherever they went. Can I tag along? Do you mind if I tag along behind you?
See also: tag

tag along

v.
To follow after; accompany: If you're going to the mall, do you mind if I tag along? My sister tagged along with me to the beach.
See also: tag
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Witnesses said the wife ran toward the side entrance of the church to flee but her movement was hampered as she was tagging along one of her kids.
Annie is tagging along on Max and Leroy's next case in Season 1, episode 9 of "Ghosted."
Channel 4, 10.00pm The newly non-funded wheelchair rugby team protests against Oregon's presidency Vod decides to retreat to an anarchist commune, with the other two girls tagging along. The boys head to London, where Kingsley feels positive about a potential post at a radio station, and JP visits his brother's firm to 'collect his job'.
FRESH MEAT Channel 4, 10.00pm The newly non-funded wheelchair rugby team protests against Oregon's presidency and Vod decides to retreat to an anarchist commune, with the other two girls tagging along. The boys head to London, where Kingsley feels positive about a potential post at a radio station, and JP visits his brother's firm to 'collect his job'.
FAMILY and friends tagging along with David Cameron on an official trip to China looks like cronyism at its worst.
"Then we left for our room and we thought he had gone to his room but he came upstairs tagging along with us.
Potter's experiences tagging along with these Soviet smugglers uncover the seedy underbelly of the global black market and the governments which participate.
Hidden in their midst is a serial killer, unwilling to share the cash, and tagging along is a ditzy single mum, who lacks moral fibre.
It won't be long before our Shaun is tagging along."
Trainer Richard Callender is also tagging along. The guys will face a triathlon comprising of a 500m kayak race, a 4km bike ride and a 1km run.
Children won't mind tagging along on a trip to the mall anymore.
The crew from Iolo's Welsh Safari is tagging along, sharing insights and out-takes from our series.
It's the 1990 World Cup and Bill and Monica are on holiday in Spain with mega-dull Ian tagging along. But football-mad Bill isn't interested in getting a tan or walking along the beach, he just wants to find out the latest scores.
The equation between the two rituals is clinched by the presence of the man we've just seen, tagging along as the general's chauffeur.
First Fred, a vaudeville dancer about to leave the act to get married, is maliciously foiled by the other dancers and the aggressively cute George Moore, who breaks up the act anyway by tagging along when Fred hops a freight.