along the way

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along the way(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (during the course of a process)
a. en el camino
Ultimately, I didn't get the job, but I learned a lot along the way.En última instancia, no conseguí el puesto de trabajo, pero aprendí mucho en el camino.
b. a lo largo del camino
Making that record was challenging, but I discovered a lot along the way.Hacer ese álbum fue un desafío, pero descubrí mucho a lo largo del camino.
c. sobre la marcha
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
College will be difficult, but you'll grow along the way.La universidad será difícil, pero vas a madurar sobre la marcha.
d. por el camino
We spent a long time traveling throughout Europe, and we met some great people along the way.Pasamos mucho tiempo viajando a través de Europa, y conocimos a unas personas buenísimas por el camino.
e. durante el camino
I did learn to speak Spanish fluently, but I made lots of mistakes along the way.Sí aprendí a hablar español con fluidez, pero hice muchos errores durante el camino.
2. (over a route)
a. en el camino
I need to use a bathroom! - There should be a gas station along the way.¡Necesito usar el baño! - Debe de haber una gasolinera en el camino.
b. a lo largo del camino
I'm too tired. - We can stop if you want. There are lots of hotels along the way.Estoy demasiado cansado. - Podemos parar si quieres. Hay muchos hoteles a lo largo del camino.
c. por el camino
I can't find my keys! I think I dropped them along the way.¡No puedo encontrar mis llaves! Creo que se me cayeron por el camino.
d. durante el camino
Take the highway to my house. You'll see a church along the way.Toma la carretera a mi casa. Verás una iglesia durante el camino.
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