along

Пређи на навигацију Пређи на претрагу

English language.svg Енглески

Etymology

From Средњи Енглески, from Стари Енглески andlang, from prefix and- + lang (long). Дублети of endlong.

Pronunciation

Preposition

along

  1. By the length of; in a line with the length of; lengthwise next to.
    • 1892, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Adventure of the Copper Beeches”, in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes[1], strana 294:
      They were waiting for me in the drawing-room, which is a very large room, stretching along the entire front of the house, with three long windows reaching down to the floor
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 3, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      My hopes wa'n't disappointed. I never saw clams thicker than they was along them inshore flats. I filled my dreener in no time, and then it come to me that 'twouldn't be a bad idee to get a lot more, take 'em with me to Wellmouth, and peddle 'em out. Clams was fairly scarce over that side of the bay and ought to fetch a fair price.
    • 2013 July-August, Stephen P. Lownie, David M. Pelz, “Stents to Prevent Stroke”, in American Scientist:
      As we age, the major arteries of our bodies frequently become thickened with plaque, a fatty material with an oatmeal-like consistency that builds up along the inner lining of blood vessels.
  2. In a line with, with a progressive motion on; onward on; forward on.

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Descendants

  • Ток Писин: long


Преводи

  • Холандски: [1] 1 nl


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Adverb

along (not comparable)

  1. In company; together.
    John played the piano and everyone sang along.
    • 2017 јун 26, Alexis Petridis, “Glastonbury 2017 verdict: Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Lorde, Stormzy and more”, in the Guardian[4]:
      From The Best of You to The Pretender, their own material invariably came equipped with huge choruses designed to be bellowed along to; they covered Another One Bites the Dust and Under Pressure; they gave every impression of being willing to play all night were it not for the curfew.
  2. Onward, forward, with progressive action.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 1, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      I stumbled along through the young pines and huckleberry bushes. Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path that, I cal'lated, might lead to the road I was hunting for. It twisted and turned, and, the first thing I knew, made a sudden bend around a bunch of bayberry scrub and opened out into a big clear space like a lawn.
    Don't stop here. Just move along.

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Dupaningan Agta

Noun

along

  1. son (term of address for a male child)

Indonesian

Etymology 1

From Javanese ꦲꦭꦺꦴꦁ (along), probably from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aluŋ (shade, shadow), from Proto-Austronesian *aluŋ (shade, shadow).

Pronunciation

Noun

along

  1. abundant catch of fishermen.

Etymology 2

From Borneo Малајски [Term?], probably cognate of Dupaningan Agta along (son) and Индонезијски sulung.

Pronunciation

Noun

along

  1. firstborn child.

Etymology 3

Pronunciation

Noun

along

  1. Acronym of alat penolong (rescue equipment)..

Further reading


Karao

Noun

along

  1. nosebleed

Maranao

Noun

along

  1. shadow

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