Along in a sentence

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Definition of Along

  • By the length; in a line with the length; lengthwise.
  • In a line, or with a progressive motion; onward; forward.
  • In company; together.
  • By the length of, as distinguished from across.
  • Now heard only in the prep. phrase along of
  • with a forward motion
  • in accompaniment or as a companion
  • in addition (usually followed by `with')
  • to a more advanced state
  • in line with a length or direction (often followed by `by' or `beside')

How to use along in a sentence. Along pronunciation.

You've got to save yourself-let me splash along!
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But David and Mahommed fought along beside him, each determined that it must be all or none; and presently the terror-stricken fisherman who had roused the village, still shrieking deliriously, came upon them in a flat-bottomed boat manned by four stalwart fellaheen, and the tragedy of the bridge was over.
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They were principally voluntary camp-followers of the Governor, who had joined his retinue by their own election at New York and San Francisco and came along, feeling that in the scuffle for little territorial crumbs and offices they could not make their condition more precarious than it was, and might reasonably expect to make it better.
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His good-natured Excellency was much annoyed at the gossip his henchmen created-especially when there arose a rumor that they were paid assassins of his, brought along to quietly reduce the democratic vote when desirable! Mrs. O'Flannigan was boarding and lodging them at ten dollars a week apiece, and they were cheerfully giving their notes for it.
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The surveyors brought back more tarantulas with them, and so we had quite a menagerie arranged along the shelves of the room.
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I superintended again, and as soon as we had eaten breakfast we got in the boat and skirted along the lake shore about three miles and disembarked.
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The shore all along was indented with deep, curved bays and coves, bordered by narrow sand-beaches; and where the sand ended, the steep mountain-sides rose right up aloft into space-rose up like a vast wall a little out of the perpendicular, and thickly wooded with tall pines.
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Those "instructions" (we used to read a chapter from them every morning, as intellectual gymnastics, and a couple of chapters in Sunday school every Sabbath, for they treated of all subjects under the sun and had much valuable religious matter in them along with the other statistics) those "instructions" commanded that pen-knives, envelopes, pens and writing-paper be furnished the members of the legislature.
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After leaving the Sink, we traveled along the Humboldt river a little way.
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Six of the cabins were strung along one side of a deep canyon, and the other five faced them.
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As I walked along I could not help smiling at the thought of my being so excited over my fragment of silver when a nobler metal was almost under my nose.
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Once I remember going along _Cheapside_, late at Night, a Citizen in a very good Garb, coming up to me, Madam, said he, will you accept of a Glass of _Canary_?
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But as they were going along, they perceived a very fine Gentlewoman in a rich Garb, in a _Sculler_, all alone; and also observed that she made the _Sculler_, who was a good likely Young Man, row her sometimes one way, and sometimes another, without going to any certain Place.
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Your Advice before has sav'd my Reputation to my Husband and the World; which he who had first Tempted me to Lewdness, and overcame me through the Love of Money, would have afterwards Expos'd; for which I think my self oblig'd to you: But the Relation you have now given me, has Oblig'd me much more; for it has made me quite out of Love with the Trade you have all along follow'd; if for nothing else, because of the Dangers that attend it.
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With the help of a stool she took the same way, let herself slip down from the sill into the street, and hastened on without aim or goal-inspired only by the wish to escape durance in the dark room, and to burst every bond that tied her to her hated mate-up the church-hill and along the road which lead over the mountain to the sea.
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Occasionally she walked along the asphalte pavement of the Brighton Road-a nursemaids' promenade-as far as the stone which marks twelve miles from Westminster Bridge.
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Along this edge of the Downs stands a picturesque row of pine-trees, stunted, bittered, and twisted through many a winter by the upland gales.
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All along, Louise had wished to marry Mr. Bowling.
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They had reached the Common, and Cobb struck along a path most likely to be unfrequented.
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You've been thinking of him in that way all along; and you've been writing to him, or meeting him, since you came here.
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Examples of Along

Example #1
But David and Mahommed fought along beside him, each determined that it must be all or none; and presently the terror-stricken fisherman who had roused the village, still shrieking deliriously, came upon them in a flat-bottomed boat manned by four stalwart fellaheen, and the tragedy of the bridge was over.
Example #2
Presently both Mahommed and David were beside him, Lacey angrily protesting to David that he must save himself.
Example #3
But not the tragedy of Achmet the Ropemaker.
Example #4
You've got to save yourself-let me splash along!
Example #5
They were popularly known as the "Irish Brigade," though there were only four or five Irishmen among all the Governor's retainers.
Example #6
It was a jolly company, the fourteen.