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along  

EN[əˈlɒŋ]
US
Fle long de
  • AdverbeSUF-long
    1. In company; together.
      1. I am going to the store. Do you want to come along? ‎
    2. Onward, forward, with progressive action.
      1. I stumbled along through the young pines and huckleberry bushes. Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path that, I cal'lated, might lead to the road I was hunting for. It twisted and turned, and, the first thing I knew, made a sudden bend around a bunch of bayberry scrub and opened out into a big clear space like a lawn.
  • Préposition
    1. By the length of; in a line with the length of; lengthwise next to.
      1. They were waiting for me in the drawing-room, which is a very large room, stretching along the entire front of the house, with three long windows reaching down to the floor
    2. In a line with, with a progressive motion on; onward on; forward on.
    3. Plus d'exemples
      1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
        • “It would feed a north-south truckway spine along the west side of Manhattan, with short east-west spurs,” he writes.
        • I was thinking along the lines of writing to the local paper, to see if we can get some reaction.
        • The more the backstay is tightened, the less the headstay will sag off to leeward, forming a rigid and more efficient arc along the luff of the genoa while beating to weather.
      2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
        • Along with Kabuki theater and ukiyoe woodblock prints, taiko is one of Japan’s most popular and respected art forms in the West.
        • Along the way, over the last 17 years, the band’s stature has evolve from guildlike obscurity to best-kept secrecy to a sort of aw-shucks pre-eminence.
      3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
        • She's been telling me for ages that she wants to meet up, but won't give me a date. I'm convinced she's stringing me along.
        • If you ever visit the bamboo gardens, I'd like to tag along.
        • James thought it was cruel for the fraternity members to make the pledge think his father had died suddenly and refused to play along.

    Meaning of along for the defined word.

    Grammaticalement, ce mot "along" est un adverbe, plus spécifiquement, un adverbes incomparable. C'est aussi un préposition.
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        • Adverbes incomparable
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        1. en alongside
        2. en alongst
        3. en alongest
        4. en along of
        5. en alongshelf
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