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    Post What's "Move Along"?

    "Move along" is phrase verb or what? And What does it mean?
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    Default Re: What's "Move Along"?

    Can anybody answer please? I didn't find that anywhere.

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    Wink Re: What's "Move Along"?

    Move (somebody/something) along something:
    1. go along a road, path etc.
    "We moved along the motorway until the junction at Swindon."
    Move along (usually imperative):
    2. to leave and wait in a particular place
    The police officer told me: "Just move along, sir."
    Something moves along:
    3. you are continuing with something and making progress
    The work moved along smoothly.

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    Default Re: What's "Move Along"?

    Here is the my sentence:

    "Can we move this along a bit?"(In talk)

    This means continue to talk?

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    Default Re: What's "Move Along"?

    Hello. Is anybody there?

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    Smile Re: What's "Move Along"?

    engee 30, I'm waiting your directions.

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    Default Re: What's "Move Along"?

    I guess you're right about your other meaning of 'move along' - 'continue to be the same' like in: "I love you, my dear. Move along, move along like I know you..."
    Cheers.

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    Default Re: What's "Move Along"?

    Thanks engee

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    Default Re: What's "Move Along"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kerim
    Here is the my sentence:

    "Can we move this along a bit?"(In talk)

    This means continue to talk?
    Used in this context, it means can we please speed things up, maybe change the topic?

    It implies that the speaker has dwelled too long on one subject, and everyone else is weary of the topic. Particularly if it's in the context of a meeting, and they have a limited amount of time for discussion.

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