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1    over or for the length of, esp. in a more or less horizontal plane  
along the road     
2    continuing over the length of some specified thing  
3    in accompaniment; together with some specified person or people  
he says he'd like to come along     
4    forward  
the horse trotted along at a steady pace     
5    to a more advanced state  
he got the work moving along     
6    along with   accompanying; together with  
consider the advantages along with the disadvantages     
     (Old English andlang, from and- against + lang long1; compare Old Frisian andlinga, Old Saxon antlang)  
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come along  
1    intr, adv   to progress  
how's your French coming along?     
2    come along!  
a    hurry up!  
b    make an effort!  
3      (U.S. and Canadian)  
informal   a hand tool consisting of a ratchet lever, cable, and pulleys, used for moving heavy loads by hand or for tightening wire  
cosy along  
      vb   , -sies, -sying, -sied   tr, adv   to reassure (someone), esp. with false assurances  
cut along  
      vb   intr, adv     (Brit)  
informal   to hurry off  
get along  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    often foll by: with   to be friendly or compatible  
my brother gets along well with everybody     
2    to manage, cope, or fare  
how are you getting along in your job?     
3    also prep; often imperative   to go or move away; leave  
4      (Brit)  
informal   an exclamation indicating mild disbelief  
go along  
      vb   intr, adv; often foll by: with   to refrain from disagreement; assent  
muddle along   , on  
      vb   intr, adv   to proceed in a disorganized way  
play along  
      vb   adv  
1    intr; usually foll by: with   to cooperate (with), esp. as a temporary measure  
2    tr   to manipulate as if in a game, esp. for one's own advantage  
he played the widow along until she gave him her money     
push along  
      vb   intr, adv  
Informal   to go away; leave  
rub along  
      vb   intr, adv     (Brit)  
1    to continue in spite of difficulties  
2    to maintain an amicable relationship; not quarrel  
run along  
      vb   intr, adv   (often said patronizingly) to go away; leave  
sing along  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to join in singing with a performer  
2    such a singsong  
string along  
      vb   adv  
1    intr; often foll by: with   to agree or appear to be in agreement (with)  
2    tr     (Also)    string on   to deceive, fool, or hoax, esp. in order to gain time  
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a model or example that shows how something works
I like to read books that are a paradigm of human life because I can learn from them.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
1. in a remote area, an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city 2. in a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Fig.];[Informal];[Disapproving] Syn.: In the backwoods, in the middle of nowhere.
loin de la bouche aux levres
vouloir vivre et savoir mourir
bourgeon de saint_valerien, le fruit n'est pas loin
beaucoup savent parler, mais bien peu savent faire
ce n'est pas assez de savoir monter à cheval, il faut aussi savoir tomber
à la saint_aubin, l'accourci est en chemin
compagnon bien parlant vaut en chemin chariot branlant
avec un mensonge on va loin, mais sans espoir de retour
ce n'est pas tout d'avoir bonne cause, il faut encore savoir solliciter
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