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tag along

verb phrase

To accompany someone, esp when not invited: If you don't mind, I'll just tag along with you/ Which I can do on my own, or whatever; you want to tag along (1900+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • But he could wait here, or he could tag along and see what happened.

    The Best Made Plans Everett B. Cole
  • About all I did was tag along and watch her work up the enthusiasm.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • They were good children, and did not try to tag along or sulk because they were left behind.

    Bird Stories Edith M. Patch
  • If they "wanted to tag along clear to the Ship woods," he did not care.

    The Auto Boys' Quest James A Braden
  • She's a good deal better off than if you let her tag along behind.

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