ALONG in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ALONG
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
along
 prep.  in the same direction as
 ad.  in accompaniment or as a companion
Classic Sentence: (166 in 12 pages)
1  She flew along the corridor and the nearer she got to the screams the higher her temper mounted.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  And he had not been awake more than ten minutes when he heard feet running along the corridor and Mary was at the door.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
3  It was a clear little stream which ran quite merrily along on its narrow way through the luscious damp greenness.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
4  There was no lack of material; boys happened along every little while; they came to jeer, but remained to whitewash.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  However, he reached the shore finally, and drifted along till he found a low place and drew himself out.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
6  He flew along unfrequented alleys, and shortly found himself at his aunt's back fence.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
7  And now a drenching rain poured down and the rising hurricane drove it in sheets along the ground.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
8  Amy chatted happily along, as they walked, for her heart was singing, but Tom's tongue had lost its function.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
9  Whispers passed along, and a boding uneasiness took possession of every countenance.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
10  Three dreadful days and nights dragged their tedious hours along, and the village sank into a hopeless stupor.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
11  They rose up and wandered along, hand in hand and hopeless.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
12  We went along a narrow place and got into a kind of room, all damp and sweaty and cold, and there we stopped.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
13  WELL, three or four months run along, and it was well into the winter now.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
14  The widow said I was coming along slow but sure, and doing very satisfactory.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
15  I went along up the bank with one eye out for pap and t'other one out for what the rise might fetch along.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
Example Sentence: (139 in 10 pages)
16  I hope I will get along with everyone.
17  She was prancing along in her new outfit.
18  The girls were afraid of snakes and picked their way along with extreme caution.
19  The big Bentley purred along the road.
20  As I had suspected all along, he was not a real policeman.
21  They just cleave the stone along the cracks.
22  We wandered along the shore, stepping over the flotsam that had washed up in the night.
23  Walking along the road, I was snowballed by my son.
24  They walked slowly along the road.
25  She teetered along in her high-heeled shoes.
26  Villages along the border are regularly raided.
27  A cat was walking along the top of the fence.
28  I saw them running together along the road yesterday.
29  There is a path along the left side of the field.
30  The enemy is surrendering all along the line.