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Difference between Come along and Go along

come along

1. arrive:

  • A bus came along and I waited in the long line to board.

2. progress or improve:

  • Her daughter had a good marriage now, and the kids were coming along fine.

3. (imper.) hurry up; make more effort:

  • Now come along, or we’ll be late for the boat.

go along

1. move forward; proceed:

  • When the wind is not up kiting can be frustrating as you go along very slowly.

2. = come along 2:

  • We got settled and started Alice to school, and everything was going along nicely.

3. (imper.) go away:

  • “Then go along and leave me,” she insisted, stopping short, “if I’m all that.”