Definition of be along in US English:

be along


  • Arrive.

    ‘she'll be along soon’
    • ‘But the best thing about the band is that if you don't like their present incarnation another will be along any minute.’
    • ‘She paused near the ticket booth, hoping the next ferry would be along soon.’
    • ‘Oh, they are sure to be along one day soon - aren't they?’
    • ‘He'd be along soon and I knew he'd love to see them up close.’
    • ‘My Mum and brothers would be along soon enough, and they would likely do much more speaking than I had.’
    • ‘As per my request, Matt also gave Eddie a call to inform him of my state and Eddie said he'd be along as soon as he could.’
    • ‘Chaps, this is about half the group, the rest'll be along soon.’
    • ‘Another reconfiguration will be along soon, and perhaps then it will be possible to emphasise some of the emerging innovations and rely less on the hackneyed old solutions.’
    • ‘Another health scare will doubtless be along soon.’
    • ‘I tell him not to worry - feeding time will be along soon.’
    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, materialize
    View synonyms