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English verb: go along

1. go along (social) cooperate or pretend to cooperate


SamplesHe decided to play along with the burglars for the moment.


Synonymsplay along


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)collaborate, cooperate, get together, join forces

2. go along (stative) continue a certain state, condition, or activity


SamplesKeep on working!.
We continued to work into the night.
Keep smiling.
We went on working until well past midnight.


Synonymscontinue, go on, keep, proceed


Pattern of useSomebody ----s VERB-ing


Broader (hypernym)act, move


Narrower (hyponym)hold, keep going, ride, run on


Verb groupbear on, carry on, continue, continue, preserve, uphold


Antonymsdiscontinue

3. go along (motion) pass by


SamplesThree years elapsed.


Synonymselapse, glide by, go by, lapse, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress


Narrower (hyponym)fell, fly, vanish









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