come along


verb

(intr, adverb) to progresshow's your French coming along?
come along!
  1. hurry up!
  2. make an effort!

noun come-along

US and Canadian informal a hand tool consisting of a ratchet lever, cable, and pulleys, used for moving heavy loads by hand or for tightening wire

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Idioms and Phrases with come along

come along

1

Accompany or go with someone. For example, Are you coming along with us today? [Late 1600]

2

Advance toward a goal, make progress, as in How are you coming along with your piano lessons?

3

Appear or materialize, as in I'm hoping another offer will come along soon.

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