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1Arrive.‘a chance like this doesn't come along every day’arrive, reach, come, make it, turn up, appear, put in an appearance, make an appearance, come on the scene, come up, approach, enter, present oneself, be along, come along, materializeView synonyms
2in imperative Said when encouraging someone or telling them to hurry up.‘That's our man, Watson! Come along!’hurry, hurry up, hurry it up, be quick, be quick about it, get a move on, come on, look lively, speed up, move fasterView synonyms
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