tumble along

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tumble along

1. To roll, fall, or move forward end over end. Scientists estimate the asteroid has been tumbling along through space for hundreds of millions of years. We let go of the giant tractor wheels and watched them tumble along down the hill.
2. To move forward quickly, excitedly, or awkwardly. The kids stopped for a few minutes to look at the lions, then tumbled along to the next animal enclosure.
3. To move along the course (of some path) quickly, excitedly, or awkwardly. We tumbled along the path to the beach, giggling giddily as we went.
See also: tumble
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

tumble along

to roll or bounce along. The ball tumbled along, across the lawn and into the street. As the boulder tumbled along, it crushed everything in its path.
See also: tumble
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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