- owing to; because of: We weren't invited, along of your rudeness.
- in company with: You come along of me to the store.
- aloha shirt,
- aloha state,
- along for the ride,
- along in years,
- along the lines of,
- along with,
Origin of along
Examples from the Web for along
But along with the cartoon funk is an all-too-real story of police brutality embodied by a horde of evil Pigs.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Chérif was arrested in Paris in January 2005 as he was about to board a plane to Damascus along with a man named Thamer Bouchnak.
Luckily enough I have this dedicated flat that is just along from my house that I go to every day.
Along with a spreadsheet logging weapons purchases and other expenses, investigators found two documents.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Brazen cherry-picking of the information in this story inspired a flood of “Bush Was Right All Along!”
Therefore I thought nothing of undertaking a sixty miles' drive in broiling heat and along a villainous road.South African Memories|Lady Sarah Wilson
Along the coast of Algeria the heat is tempered by the sea breeze.The World and Its People: Book VII|Anna B. Badlam
Another quarter of a mile, along a dead flat, brought me upon Kew-Green.A Morning's Walk from London to Kew|Richard Phillips
However this may be, it is certain that in 1814 Shelley and his wife did not get along well together.The Radicalism of Shelley and Its Sources|Daniel J. MacDonald
It was moonlight, and the dwarf oak-trees made druid shadows all along the leafy galleries that overhung the pools.The Worshipper of the Image|Richard Le Gallienne
Word Origin for along
Old English andlang "entire, continuous; extended; all day long; alongside of," from and- "opposite, against" (from Proto-Germanic *andi-, *anda-, from PIE *anti "against," locative singular of *ant- "front, forehead;" see ante) + lang "long" (see long (adj.)). Sense extended to "through the whole length of."
In addition to the idioms beginning with along
- along for the ride
- along in years
- alongside of
- along the lines of
- along with
- all along
- all along the line
- be along
- come along
- follow along
- get along
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