how to pronounce along


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along is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of along in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… able to bring people along with you and …”

meanings of along


  1. By the length of; in a line with the length of; lengthwise next to.
  2. In a line with, with a progressive motion on; onward on; forward on.


  1. Onward, forward, with progressive action.
  2. In company; together.

along frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word along occurs in english on average 329.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics along can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that along can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to along


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