Definition of 'come along'
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Love like this may not come along again. The Sun (2008)It is entirely possible that a company with a bigger wallet will come along. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You wait for your chance to come along and you take it. The Sun (2012)It is slightly less diplomatic for them to come along and say that yours is rubbish. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The opportunity to get to a major final is not something that comes along very often. The Sun (2012)Then the police come along and tell him he could be cautioned. The Sun (2008)When the chances come along he keeps his cool and tucks them away really nicely. The Sun (2013)Sometimes something comes along at just the right time and captures a mood. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This gruelling sporting discipline came along by chance. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Something always comes along that surprises you. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So we wanted to give the fans a chance to come along and support the team. The Sun (2009)And she let him for a while till something else clearly came along. The Sun (2012)It is purely and simply not scoring when a chance comes along. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He's pulling out of the ride but may come along for the beers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You wait years for a big privatisation to come along, then there are two at once. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I have learnt that another bus is usually coming along tomorrow. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)And this king comes along and says to him: 'What are you doing? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Equally, if another deal comes along, she may decide to sell. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Ally says: 'He came along to give me support and loves the pictures. The Sun (2013)If a big, big club comes along, something can happen. The Sun (2008)As I say, coming along nicely. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then the big endowment scare came along, so I cancelled it after only two years. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If you are going to be a serious Opposition you need to come along and say what are your proposals, how would you pay for them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You need not exclude possibilities further afield, but wait for them to come along rather than actively chasing them, which can wait until you are more established. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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