Move or proceed in accord or in unison with someone. For example, The children followed along with the song, or They followed along with the crowd.
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How to use follow along in a sentence
Deeper alienation and isolation can follow along with heightened chances of suicide and substance abuse.Bergdahl’s Bitter Homecoming: The Psychological Cost of War | Jean Kim | July 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The agent, Sherry Wan, clearly does not speak English as her first language, so you may want to follow along with the transcript.
Our negotiating efforts would follow along similar lines: yes, Assad would have to go.
The test of a good travel book is whether you like the author enough to follow along.Book Bag: Timothy Egan’s Five Favorite Travel Books | Timothy Egan | October 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
You can follow along at home with the full text here in PDF form.
I can feel rather than hear their shuffling footsteps as they follow along, getting no closer, losing no ground.My Wonderful Visit | Charlie Chaplin
The wages are kept low along the line of their advance, because an army of laborers follow along so fast in the rear.The Education of American Girls | Anna Callender Brackett
Down here we just follow along, like sheep, behind a bunch of fat-necked cops, taking their leavings.The Escape of Mr. Trimm | Irvin S. Cobb
"You'll have to follow along as best you can down there," called Mrs. McLean, grasping her husband's arm.Molly Brown's Sophomore Days | Nell Speed
Those steers just naturally follow along on up that runway and into the killing pens.Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son | George Horace Lorimer