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come along 1

[in imperative] Said when encouraging someone or telling them to hurry up: That’s our man, Watson! Come along!
Synonyms
hurry, hurry (it) up, be quick (about it), get a move on, come on, look lively, speed up, move faster
British informal get one's skates on
British informal , dated stir one's stumps
North American informal get a wiggle on
Australian/New Zealand informal rattle your dags
South African informal put foot
dated make haste
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come-along 2 Line breaks: come-along

noun

North American informal
A hand-operated winch.
Example sentences
  • Because there is no ratchet or coil, it permits very small adjustments, unlike either come-alongs or winches.
  • If you have ever looked at the end of a crane, or if you have ever used an engine hoist or a come-along, or if you have ever looked at the rigging on a sailboat, then you have seen a block and tackle at work.
  • The underpinning has some eight-ton structural steel sections that had to be placed through windows using chain falls, come-alongs and a trolley system, he adds.

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