Definition of string along phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


string along

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Dishonest, Love
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Phrasal Verbs
(informal) to allow somebody to believe something that is not true, for example that you love them, intend to help them, etc. She has no intention of giving you a divorce; she's just stringing you along. See related entries: Dishonest, Love

string along (with somebody)

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(British English, informal) to go somewhere with somebody, especially because you have nothing else to do Do you mind if I string along with you?
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