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Meanings

1.
to carry away, to sweep away
(In the literal sense of violently pulling someone or something along. Think of a flood that sweeps away a bunch of cars.)
2.
to thrill, to captivate, to engage
(Same idea as the first one, but now in a figurative sense of something being so engaging that it sweeps you with it. )
3.
to tear "along"
(Technically, the verb can also mean that something is tearing alng with something else. But it's hard to find an actual context for that. )

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