come along

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come along (third-person singular simple present comes along, present participle coming along, simple past came along, past participle come along)

  1. (intransitive, followed by "with") To accompany
    I'd like you to come along with me to the opera.
  2. (idiomatic, intransitive) To progress; to make progress.
    The renovation is coming along nicely, and should be ready within a month.

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come along (plural come alongs)

  1. (technical) A type of hand-operated winch used to tighten straps
    The kayak was tied to the roof of her car with two come alongs.

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