run along

ran along; run along; running along; runs along

Definition of run along

intransitive verb

: to go away : be on one's way : depart

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Examples of run along in a Sentence

I'd love to stay longer, but I must be running along.

First Known Use of run along

1803, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of run along was in 1803

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“Run along.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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