tag along

tag along
intransitive verb Date: 1900 to follow another's lead especially in going from one place to another

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tag along — (with (someone/something)) to follow or go with a person or group when you were not invited. Do you mind if I tag along? I d like to see the show at the museum too. We don t want any kids to tag along with us today …   New idioms dictionary

  • tag along — verb go along with, often uninvited my younger brother often tagged along when I went out with my friends • Derivationally related forms: ↑tagalong • Hypernyms: ↑accompany • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • tag along — v. 1) (D; intr.) to tag along behind (she would always tag along behind them) 2) (D; intr.) to tag along with * * * [ tægə lɒŋ] (D; intr.) to tag along with (D; intr.) to tag along behind (she would always tag along behind them) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • tag along — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms tag along : present tense I/you/we/they tag along he/she/it tags along present participle tagging along past tense tagged along past participle tagged along informal to go somewhere with someone else… …   English dictionary

  • tag along — PHRASAL VERB If someone goes somewhere and you tag along, you go with them, especially when they have not asked you to. [V P] I let him tag along because he had not been too well recently... [V P with n] She seems quite happy to tag along with… …   English dictionary

  • tag·along — /ˈtægəˌlɑːŋ/ noun, pl alongs [count] US : a person who follows or goes somewhere with another person or group often in an annoying way His little sister was sometimes a tagalong on his outings with his friends. see also tag along at ↑tag, 4 …   Useful english dictionary

  • tag along — verb To accompany, join, or follow; to go with. If you ever visit the bamboo gardens, Id like to tag along …   Wiktionary

  • tag along — vp Come with. Mind if I tag along for the ride? 1930s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • tag along — Synonyms and related words: bedog, chase, come after, come behind, dog, follow, go after, go behind, heel, hound, move behind, pursue, shadow, string along, tag, tag after, tail, tailgate, trail, trail after, tread close upon| …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tag along — accompany someone without invitation. → tag …   English new terms dictionary

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