along
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (tracing the length of)
a. a lo largo de
There is a creek that runs along the northern side of our town.Hay un arroyo que corre a lo largo de la parte norte de nuestro pueblo.
b. por
I'm going to walk along this path until I reach the end.Voy a caminar por este camino hasta que llegue al final.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (further down)
a. más adelante
The house you're looking for is along this road to the left.La casa que buscan está más adelante en esta calle a mano izquierda.
3. (with someone)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Feel free to bring your significant others along on the trip.Siéntanse con plena libertad de traer a sus parejas en el viaje.
I invited her for a romantic dinner, and she brought a friend along.La invité a una cena romántica, y se trajo a una amiga.
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along
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (general)
a. a lo largo de
to walk along the shore/a streetcaminar por la costa/una calle
somewhere along the wayen algún punto (del camino)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (general)
a.
to move alongavanzar
he'll be along in ten minutesvendrá en diez minutos
to bring something/somebody alongtraerse algo/a alguien (consigo)
he knew all alonglo sabía todo el tiempo, lo sabía desde el principio
along withademás de, junto con
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along [əˈlɒŋ]
When along is an element in a phrasal verb, eg get along, play along, string along, look up the verb.
adverb
1 (forward)
move along there! ¡circulen, por favor!
she walked along siguió andando
2 (with you, us {etc})
bring him along if you like tráelo, si quieres
are you coming along? ¿tú vienes también?
3 (here, there)
I'll be along in a moment ahora voy
she'll be along tomorrow vendrá mañana
4 (in set expressions)
all along desde el principio
he was lying to me all along me había mentido desde el principio
along with junto con
he came, along with his friend él vino, junto con su amigo
preposition
por; a lo largo de
to walk along the street andar por la calle; the trees along the path los árboles a lo largo del camino
all along the street todo lo largo de la calle
the shop is along here la tienda está por aquí
we acted along the lines suggested hemos obrado de acuerdo con las indicaciones que nos hicieron
somewhere along the way it fell off en alguna parte del camino se cayó
somewhere along the way or the line someone made a mistake en un momento determinado alguien cometió un error
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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