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Definition of 'string along'

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Example sentences containing 'string along'

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Why would anyone put up with being strung along like this? The Sun (2013)Now it looks as though he has been strung along and badly used. The Sun (2012)Electricity is now provided free through cables strung along the roads. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Set up two posts and a string along the top of the hedge to get a straight edge. The Sun (2008)But Britain should probably string along for the time being. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He looked more like a chartered accountant than a flamboyant lover who strung along wealthy and self-confident women. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A large party of guards and carriers strung along behind. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His investigation found that the man was married and was stringing along a dozen other women in cities across India. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Essentially, the storyline is simple: colourful episodes strung along a journey. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Used Rarely. string along is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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