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present tense
I/you/we/theymove along
he/she/itmoves along
present participlemoving along
past tensemoved along
past participlemoved along
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to leave a place when someone in authority tells you to

    The police were telling us to move along.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to tell someone to move away from a place

      A guy in a uniform was moving some kids along.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to progress or develop, or to make something progress or develop

    The trial continues to move along.

    It's up to the committee to move the process along.

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