Along ( preposition , adverb )

(As a preposition)

Along ( preposition )

  1. In a line with the length of something.
  2. Following a particular course or direction.
  3. In accompaniment with someone or something.

Origin:

From middle english along, from old english andlang ("along"), from and- ("on") + lang ("long"). cognate with dutch langs, german entlang, swedish längs.

Examples:

  1. He walked along the river.
  2. She drove along the coast.
  3. I will go along with your plan.
  4. We walked along the path.
  5. The parade went along the main street.

(As an adverb)

Along ( adverb )

  1. In a line with the length of something.
  2. Following a particular course or direction.
  3. In accompaniment with someone or something.

Origin:

From middle english along, from old english andlang ("along"), from and- ("on") + lang ("long"). cognate with dutch langs, german entlang, swedish längs.

Examples:

  1. He walked along the river.
  2. She drove along the coast.
  3. I will go along with your plan.
  4. We walked along the path.
  5. The parade went along the main street.
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