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  • v. To accompany
  • v. To progress; to make progress.
  • n. A type of hand-operated winch used to tighten straps


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  • Robert Page. and Robert Carter & Betty Burwell or if the two for my namesakes be boys it will [be] indiferent to me for the men and women to be sure I will not Exceed £20 as much under as you can Il know you'l get them, The Small ones for your son and Betty Burwell I would have left with their Ownrs. the other to come along with those that are for Rappahannock,

    Letter from Robert Carter to [Mann Page, May 21, 1728]

  • It is important to try to avoid the arousal and overstimulation that come along with gift-centered holidays.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

  • “Start up the dinner and leave Fatty to look after it,” suggested Roy, indicating the fifteen-year-old kitchenmaid, “and come along with me, then.”

    Death at the Opera

  • In evolution generally, major mutations, even if they cause improvements in generally the right direction, almost always require a lot of subsequent tinkering – a sweeping-up operation by lots of small mutations that come along later and are favoured by selection because they smooth out the rough edges left by the initial large mutation.


  • While she has brought a world championship to Cincinnati, a Finleyesque sort of turmoil has come along with it.

    Baseball’s Even Greater Insults

  • And I saw Hilda come along and go in at the family entrance over at Meinert's.

    The Fortune Hunter

  • One of the analysts explained that Iraq was just one of a long series of jihads that al-Qaeda had exploited in the past, such as the Afghan war against the Soviets, and this one had come along “at exactly the right time for al-Qaeda,” allowing it to tap into a whole new generation of supporters, including Iraqis.

    The Longest War

  • She said Joanna Blalock was at their house last night and had come along with Nancy to the Bio-Med lab.

    Fatal Care

  • "Sposen you was to lay down anything, and say you didn't care who took it, if they didn't break it, and I was to come along at night, and take it, and not break it, would that be stealing?"

    Master William Mitten: or, A Youth of Brilliant Talents, Who Was Ruined by Bad Luck

  • Andouillets, &c. &c. and out of friendship for the abbess and Mademoiselle Margarita, who was only in her noviciate, he had come along with them from the confines of Savoy, &c. &c. — and as how she had got a white swelling by her devotions — and what a nation of herbs he had procured to mollify her humours,

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman


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