Try Our Apps


Supposedly vs. Supposably

follow along

Move or proceed in accord or in unison with someone. For example, The children followed along with the song, or They followed along with the crowd.
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for follow along
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • You entered the cab with him, and he told the driver to follow along Piccadilly.

    The Heart of a Woman Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  • The marsh appears to follow along the south side of the range.

  • "You'll have to follow along as best you can down there," called Mrs. McLean, grasping her husband's arm.

  • He has met his life problem at its center, and everything else must follow along.

    The Pursuit of God A. W. Tozer
  • Then he decided to follow along behind him until the "young gent" was safely within the doors of No. 511.

    The Alternative George Barr McCutcheon

Word of the Day

Word Value for follow

Scrabble Words With Friends