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along  

EN[əˈlɒŋ] [əˈlɔŋ] [əˈlɑŋ]
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Fle long de

    Definition of along in English Dictionary

  • 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
        • After 3 years of embolisation, the patient started having chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhoea and polymenorrhagia along with inability to conceive.
        • 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 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.
        • Along with Kabuki theater and ukiyoe woodblock prints, taiko is one of Japan’s most popular and respected art forms in the West.
      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.
        • The artist took a thoughtful toke off the joint, then passed it along.
        • I can't get out of this notion that she may have known all along.
    • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
      1. Adverbes
        • Adverbes incomparable
        • Prépositions
        Liens Connexes:
        1. en alongside
        2. en alongst
        3. en alongest
        4. en along of
        5. en along with
        Source: Wiktionnaire

        Meaning of along for the defined word.

        Grammaticalement, ce mot "along" est un adverbe, plus spécifiquement, un adverbes incomparable. C'est aussi un préposition.
        Difficulté: Niveau 1
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        Définition: Niveau 9
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        Précis    ➨     Polyvalent
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