come along

come along
intransitive verb Date: 1559 1. to accompany someone who leads the way <
asked me to come along on the trip
2. to make progress <
work is coming along well
3. to make an appearance <
won't just marry the first man that comes along

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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