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Definition of "come along" [come along]

  • To accompany (verb)
  • To progress; to make progress. (verb)
  • A type of hand-operated winch used to tighten straps (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "come along" in a sentence
  • "It is important to try to avoid the arousal and overstimulation that come along with gift-centered holidays."
  • "In evolution generally, major mutations, even if they cause improvements in generally the right direction, almost always require a lot of subsequent tinkering – a sweeping-up operation by lots of small mutations that come along later and are favoured by selection because they smooth out the rough edges left by the initial large mutation."
  • "One of the analysts explained that Iraq was just one of a long series of jihads that al-Qaeda had exploited in the past, such as the Afghan war against the Soviets, and this one had come along “at exactly the right time for al-Qaeda,” allowing it to tap into a whole new generation of supporters, including Iraqis."
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