follow along

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

  • 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.

  • Those steers just naturally follow along on up that runway and into the killing pens.