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come along

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcome along phrasal verb1 be coming along informalDEVELOPPROGRESS to be developing or making progress syn progress He opened the oven door to see how the food was coming along. Your English is coming along really well.2 ARRIVEHAPPENto appear or arrive A bus should come along any minute now. Take any job opportunity that comes along.3 a) FOLLOWto go to a place with someone We’re going into town – do you want to come along? b) GOto go somewhere after someone You go on ahead – I’ll come along later.4 come along! a) HURRYused to tell someone to hurry up syn come on Come along! We’re all waiting for you! b) HELPused to encourage someone to try harder syn come on Come along! Don’t give up yet! come→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
be coming alongHe put his knuckles on the wet tile, went into a three-point stance to test how the arm was coming along.Let Hilda know if you are coming along.Because when he was coming along he was always getting me to tell him the story about you.Your deck should be coming along nicely now, with the structure in place.We have Billy Reagan, too, who is coming along nicely.Some one was coming along the corridor from the foyer.Yes, somebody was coming along the passage - a man.I noticed that a horse was coming along the road, so I supposed the animals were afraid of him.
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Verb table
come
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycome
he, she, itcomes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycame
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave come
he, she, ithas come
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad come
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill come
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have come
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coming
he, she, itis coming
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you, we, theyare coming
Past
I, he, she, itwas coming
you, we, theywere coming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coming
he, she, ithas been coming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coming
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