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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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