I.along [Brit əˈlɒŋ, Am əˈlɔŋ, əˈlɑŋ]ADVWhen along is used as a preposition meaning all along it can usually be translated by le long de: there were trees along the road = il y avait des arbres le long de la route. For particular usages see the entry below. along is often used after verbs of movement. If the addition of along does not change the meaning of the verb, along will not be translated: as he walked along = tout en marchant. However, the addition of along often produces a completely new meaning. This is the case in expressions like the project is coming along, how are they getting along?. For translations consult the appropriate verb entry ( come along, get along etc).
I.in [ɪn]PRÉPIn is often used after verbs in English ( join in, tuck in, result in, write in etc.). For translations, consult the appropriate verb entry ( join in, tuck in, result, write etc.). If you have doubts about how to translate a phrase or expression beginning with in ( in a huff, in business, in trouble etc.) you should consult the appropriate noun entry ( huff, business, trouble etc.). This dictionary contains Usage Notes on such topics as age, countries, dates, islands, months, towns and cities etc. Many of these use the preposition in. For the index to these notes . For examples of the above and particular functions and uses of in, see the entry below.