go along

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v go along pass by "three years elapsed"
    • v go along cooperate or pretend to cooperate "He decided to play along with the burglars for the moment"
    • v go along continue a certain state, condition, or activity "Keep on working!","We continued to work into the night","Keep smiling","We went on working until well past midnight"
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Quotations

  • Sam Rayburn
    Sam Rayburn
    “If you want to get along, go along.”
  • Evelyn Waugh
    Evelyn%20Waugh
    “An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along.”
  • George Eliot
    George%20Eliot
    “Ignorance... is a painless evil; so, I should think, is dirt, considering the merry faces that go along with it.”
  • Jim Henson
    Jim Henson
    “Nobody creates a fad. It just happens. People love going along with the idea of a beautiful pig. It's like a conspiracy.”
  • Chuang Tzu
    Chuang Tzu
    “I know the joy of fishes in the river through my own joy, as I go walking along the same river.”
  • Lawrence Bixby
    Lawrence Bixby
    “Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along too.”

Usage

In literature:

I'll go along with you and see it done.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
I've got some tough guards, fresh from the Moon, who will go along with you.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
I'm all right with a definite part that I've got into my head, but I can't make up as I go along, and it's no use asking me.
"A Patriotic Schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
I believe I'll go along.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf; a Practical Plan of Character Building, Volume I (of 17)" by Various
Pa is near-sighted, and he said he wanted me to go along and show him things.
"Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa 1883" by George W. Peck
Along that silvery waterway they shall go, the children decide.
"Two Little Travellers" by Frances Browne Arthur
Going along the caravan route of course the difficulty is the language and the Buriats.
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
I don't say I didn't go along willingly enough, Tim.
"Left Guard Gilbert" by Ralph Henry Barbour
But go along with you now!
"Her Mother's Secret" by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
He decided to go to Texas and Oklahoma to investigate, and the four boys begged to go along.
"The Rover Boys at Big Horn Ranch" by Edward Stratemeyer
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In poetry:

Unpraised but in my simple rhymes,
With sullen brow and footsteps slow,
Along the wilds of burning climes
Alone, unloved, I saw him go.
"Rhyme of my Playmate" by Alice Cary
The publican, the priest, the Jew,
The actor shorn of radiance,
Will go amarching --- so will you ---
Along a shell-swept road in France.
"Ballad Of French Service" by Malcolm Cowley
"Oh, list, sad mortal to my song,
And, while thou hearest, mark it well,
And go thy cheerful way along,
Nor pray to know, what none can tell.
"To A Canary" by Thomas Frederick Young
The birds go South along the sky,
I hear their lingering, long good-bye.
Who goes reluctant from my breast?
And yet--the lone and wind-swept nest.
"Weltschmertz" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Ay! gather your reins, and crack your thong,
And bid your steed go faster;
He does not know, as he scrambles along,
That he has a fool for his master;
"Reflections of a Proud Pedestrian" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
I know nothing of this man other than
that he is called Verdemen and has Sons,
and that he lives along side the tracks,
which anyone can go see for themselves.
"Verdemen" by Gerrit Achterberg

In news:

If you see me walking along, completely occupied by my phone, not watching where I'm going, tripping over cracks in the sidewalk, I can only say this is just a phase or at least I hope.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is appealing to victorious Republicans to go along with his plan to extend tax cuts for the middle class , saying the election is over and it's time to down to business.
Planning a trip to the casino Nov 10 but just going along for the ride.
Ranging from 25 to 90 meters -- will go on display along Port Hercules harbor during the Monaco Yacht Show in September.
To go along with the food drive starting today, Napa celebrated another accomplishment as an employee won a very big award nationwide.
How do you talk to your kids about food, and all the complicated things that go along with it.
Hamas police have for the first time been allowed to patrol along the no-go border area between Israel and Gaza.
Students returning to North Star Public School Academy may have noticed a few new additions to the school - a new arts and culture room as well as an improved music and art education program to go along with it.
To go along with my new I LUV Park Style column, I just may stop you on the street and ask what you're wearing and where you got it.
These items were placed in such a manner as to obstruct free passage of pedestrians along the sidewalk starting at the limit of the post office parking lot and down past the first sign post going toward Payless.
A group of about 40 people arrested during an April protest along with Mayor Vincent Gray, is slated to go on trial .
SMSU student not only sings, he creates and edits the videos to go along with the songs.
Next time I go see my surgeon in Aspen I'll have to make sure I have my camera along and allow time.
He pursues lonely quests, an admirable trait so long as he doesn't go too far along the fantasy paths of Don Quixote, the protagonist of the first modern novel, written by a namesake, Miguel de Cervantes.
Going along with the trend of colleges communicating with younger and younger students, officials at Siena Heights University (Mich.) are reaching out to high school freshmen through an innovative overnight program.
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In science:

Going from xi to x0 along the given shortest path, let the first xj , j (cid:54)= i encountered have index j = pi .
Implementation of a Unimodularity Test
For the computation, we will go along the arguments given in the short proof of Kuratowski’s Theorem in .
A Planarity Test via Construction Sequences
Also, along the paper there is a small parameter ε (we want to approximate up to ε), and certain quantities f (ε), g(ε) go to +∞ when ε tends to zero.
Motion Planning for Kinematic systems
One possible way to include clouds in the analytic formalism is by noting that the addition of clouds does not change the total column density of atoms and ions along the line of sight, but that the recombination timescale, going as ∼ 1/(α ne ), will differ between cloud and non-cloud regions.
The Escape Fraction of Ionizing Radiation from Primordial Galaxies
We will start by just leaving the homogeneous terms out entirely, but justify our rashness explicitly as we go along.
Kaplan-Narayanan-Neuberger lattice fermions pass a perturbative test
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