From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcome along phrasal verb1be coming along informalDEVELOPPROGRESS to be developing or making progress syn progressHe opened the oven door to see how the food was coming along.Your English is coming along really well.2ARRIVEHAPPENto appear or arriveA bus should come along any minute now.Take any job opportunity that comes along.3a)FOLLOWto go to a place with someoneWe’re going into town – do you want to come along?b)GOto go somewhere after someoneYou go on ahead – I’ll come along later.4come along!a)HURRYused to tell someone to hurry up syn come onCome along! We’re all waiting for you!b)HELPused to encourage someone to try harder syn come onCome along! Don’t give up yet! →come→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
be coming along• He put his knuckles on the wettile, 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, somebodywas coming along the passage - a man.• I noticed that a horsewas coming along the road, so I supposed the animals were afraid of him.