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English verb: get along

1. get along (stative) proceed or get along

SamplesHow is she doing in her new job?.
How are you making out in graduate school?.
He's come a long way.

Synonymscome, do, fare, make out

Pattern of useSomething ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s Adjective

Broader (hypernym)go, proceed

2. get along (social) have smooth relations

SamplesMy boss and I get along very well.

Synonymsget along with, get on, get on with

Pattern of useSomething ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)relate

3. get along (change) develop in a positive way

SamplesHe progressed well in school.
My plants are coming along.
Plans are shaping up.

Synonymsadvance, come along, come on, get on, progress, shape up

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)develop

Narrower (hyponym)climb, leapfrog

Antonymsretrogress, regress, retrograde

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