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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysweep along
he/she/itsweeps along
present participlesweeping along
past tenseswept along
past participleswept along
  1. sweep someone along if something sweeps you along, you become very involved in it because you are so excited about it

    She has produced a story that sweeps the reader along from one exciting event to the next.

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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