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    #1

    On the way

    Hello,

    I would like to know the difference between these two expressions:

    On the way

    Along the way

    Can you help me?

    Thank you a lot

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    Re: On the way

    Quote Originally Posted by ratóncolorao View Post
    Hello,

    I would like to know the difference between these two expressions:

    On the way

    Along the way

    Can you help me?

    Thank you a lot
    There may or may not be a difference, depending on the context. Please provide some context.

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    Re: On the way

    *Not a teacher

    on the way = On the route of a journey: met him on the way to town; ran into them on the way.

    along the way = during the time that something is happening or that you are doing something: I've been in this job for thirty years and I've picked up a good deal of expertise along the way.
    Along the way we'll also be studying French, history and geography.


    Sources:
    on the way - definition of on the way by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
    along the way - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

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    #4

    Re: On the way

    As you can see from the previous post, there may or may not be a difference.

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    Re: On the way

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    As you can see from the previous post, there may or may not be a difference.
    Context:

    "The difficulties that arise on the way seem not to stop....."

    Thank you.

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