come along

Definitions

  • COME ALONG, YOU LITTLE IMP! I'LL LEARN YOU TO MAKE FUN OF MY TROUSERS
    COME ALONG, YOU LITTLE IMP! I'LL LEARN YOU TO MAKE FUN OF MY TROUSERS
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v come along develop in a positive way "He progressed well in school","My plants are coming along","Plans are shaping up"
    • v come along come into being or existence, or appear on the scene "Then the computer came along and changed our lives","Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago"
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Quotations

  • Lisa Alther
    Lisa Alther
    “That's the risk you take if you change: that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. But other people who do will come along.”
  • Tin Cup Movie
    Tin Cup Movie
    “When a defining moment comes along, you can do one of two things. Define the moment, or let the moment define you.”
  • Madeleine L'Engle
    Madeleine L'Engle
    “That's the way things come clear. All of a sudden. And then you realize how obvious they've been all along.”
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald%20Reagan
    “Today, if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse.”
  • Dennis the Menace
    Dennis the Menace
    “People wait for opportunity to come along...yet it is there every morning.”
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman%20Vincent%20Peale
    “When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.”

Usage

In literature:

Well, we won't waste time; so come along.
"The Young Castellan" by George Manville Fenn
Come along, boys; there's no malice on my side.
"Colonial Born" by G. Firth Scott
Come along, quick, we're all ready to start.
"Patty's Summer Days" by Carolyn Wells
Come along this minute, miss, and none of your nonsense.
"Girls of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
Come along, we will take you to our place; we were just thinking of going back.
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
If you two care to come along to my club, I'll run in, and make sure.
"Love at Paddington" by W. Pett Ridge
Come along and let's see.
"Two Daring Young Patriots" by W. P. Shervill
Come along and let's find out what it was.
"The Trembling of a Leaf" by William Somerset Maugham
All right, young feller, come along into the shop.
"The Old Tobacco Shop" by William Bowen
Suppose you and Tim come along with us.
"The Radio Boys at the Sending Station" by Allen Chapman
But come along; come into the kitchen.
"The Wind in the Willows" by Kenneth Grahame
Come along to my cabin.
"Hunting the Skipper" by George Manville Fenn
I tell you, I come through de devil day when I come along.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Come along an' we'll sing No.
"'Lizbeth of the Dale" by Marian Keith
Opportunity come along once more, and see if I let him go!
"In Orchard Glen" by Marian Keith
And if Roderick McRae hadn't come along I'd have been drowned.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
But come along somehow, for I won't stand here waiting much longer.
"The Wide, Wide World" by Susan Warner
Miss Gibbs glared at the guilty pair, and, telling them curtly to come along, led the way back.
"The Madcap of the School" by Angela Brazil
Well, come along, tear yourself away, we must get a cab and go down to our ship which is at the docks.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
Come along, come along, I'll show you the way, and all I ask is the pleasure of serving you.
"The Talking Thrush" by William Crooke
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In poetry:

And, when night comes, I'll go
To places fit for woe,
Walking along the darken'd valley
With silent Melancholy.
"Song: Memory, hither come" by William Blake
"Have you no home?" he said;
"O come along with me,
Get on my wings—the moon's my home"—
The dragon-fly said he.
"A Ballad of The Kind Little Creatures" by Richard Le Gallienne
For then the farmers come, jog, jog,
Along the miry road,
Each heart as heavy as a log,
To make their payments good.
"The Yearly Distress; Or, Tithing-Time At Stock In Essex" by William Cowper
And then they hum a tuneful song
And play it in-and-out,
Until their brothers come along,
And join them with a shout.
"Why Blossoms Fall" by Alma Frances McCollum
"An' send out all your j'yfullest notes
When I do come to die;
But never let they tuneful throats
Be sad along of I!"
"The Old Bellringer" by Cicely Fox Smith
The shadows of the wedding guests
Did strangely come and go,
And the body of Judas Iscariot
Lay stretch'd along the snow.
"The Ballad Of Judas Iscariot" by Robert Williams Buchanan

In news:

The Art of Fielding was one of the most heavily-hyped novels to come along in a while, but I didn't get around to reading it until my dad mailed me my own brand-new copy.
I have been in law enforcement for 14 years and can say that these are the best thing to have come along for us and every officer that sees it (especially for the first time) wants one.
" My progress is coming along, but it is slow," he said.
NORWICH – As winter weather draws closer, the City of Norwich Youth Bureau is ready to embrace the snow and ice that comes along with it.
Freelance Whales are another in the long line of indie-folk bands to come along in recent years.
This past spring, ESSENCE.com caught up with the new R&B sensation in the making and he revealed his debut album was coming along quite nicely.
Work is coming along on the new Hampton Inn in Fort Morgan.
Just when you think they have run out of tricks, a new model comes along and pulls a banner out of its paper tray.
These boys gather on Main street, in front of the post office and as the automobiles come along they jump in front of them to see how near they can come without being hit.
Mason & Remy are loading up a plane and going to the sandy beaches of Cancun, and we want YOU to come along with us.
This Evo kit indicates that Aoshima's material processing is coming along pretty nicely.
BOSTON — Legalized medical marijuana is coming to Massachusetts next year, and along with it is coming a wide variety of business opportunities — including legal work.
No miracle is coming along to save Andy Reid and his dreadful football team.
Come along with Kim Faris and other LITE 945 listeners, on a 13 -day Alaska Cruise and West Coast Train Tour from YMT Vacations.
Every once in a great while, a novel comes along to remind you why you rummage through shelves in the first place.
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In science:

By the Noether theorem, the momentum mapping µ: N → g∗ is constant along the flow lines of the hamiltonian vector field Xf (= {·, f }) of f as well as along the flow lines of the vector field −Xf = {f , ·} which comes into play in the prequantization formula (1.1.1).
Kaehler quantization and reduction
In the case of partial derivatives we have to be aware of the fact that their adjoints come along with representations being different from those of the original operator.
Quantum kinematics on q-deformed quantum spaces I, Mathematical Framework
U has the positivity property required by Definition 1, and comes along with an integral version V ⊗n of the tensor power representation.
A brief review of abelian categorifications
Since MINOS studies a beam with many more neutrinos than antineutrinos, the magnet polarity is chosen to focus µ− coming from the Fermilab direction. A coordinate system along this beamline and detector is shown in Figure 1.
The Maximum Detectable Momentum for cosmic ray muons in the MINOS far detector
In this frame the incoming proton/q ¯q dipole (henceforth referred to as the pro jectile) comes in from the light cone time of x+ = −∞ moving along the x+ -axis.
Collinear Singularities and Running Coupling Corrections to Gluon Production in CGC
In Fig. 2, on the other hand, it is clear that a substantial number of later papers are receiving large numbers of citations, a hopeful sign that we as scientists do pay at least some attention to good papers that come along later.
The first-mover advantage in scientific publication
This improved accuracy comes at a price however, and at each instant an integral equation must be solved to compute the force distribution along the filament.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
The process by which all the flagella, which are randomly distributed along the cell’s surface, come together (Fig. 15c) to form a perfect aggregate at the end of a tumbling event (Fig. 15d) is termed bundling.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
The high quality factors come from strong localization of the modes along the TIR-confined stable periodic orbit.
Chaos-assisted directional light emission from microcavity lasers
Who would you rather invite along: the person who answers correctly or someone who comes up with a creative “wrong” answer? Multiple-choice questions check standard reasoning, but punish non-triviality and originality.
Odd One Out
Previous work along these lines has been carried out for the static kernel by directly taking the derivative of the OEP energy expression with the constraint that the orbitals come from a local potential.
Formal Foundations of Dressed Time-Dependent Density-Functional Theory for Many-Electron Excitations
Gropes are built by gluing together surfaces along collections of embedded essential circles, and come in several different types with varying measures of complexity.
Geometric Filtrations of Classical Link Concordance
The normal disk-bundle of a Whitney disk W in M is isomorphic to D2 × D2 , and comes equipped with a canonical nowhere-vanishing Whitney section over the boundary given by pushing ∂W tangentially along one sheet and normally along the other, avoiding the tangential direction of W (see Figure 7, and e.g. 1.7 of ).
Geometric Filtrations of Classical Link Concordance
We enumerate each crossing as we come to it along an over strand.
A Second Order Algebraic Knot Concordance Group
This shear comes directly from a weighted integral of the mass along the line of sight1 .
Image processing challenges in weak gravitational lensing
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