Follies Follow-on

Follow

Meanings and phrases

follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. to travel behind, go after, come after
  2. be later in time; postdate
  3. come as a logical consequence; follow logically; fall out
  4. travel along a certain course; travel along
  5. act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes; comply; abide by
  6. come after in time, as a result; come after
  7. behave in accordance or in agreement with; conform to
  8. be next
  9. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; adopt; espouse
  10. to bring something about at a later time than
  11. imitate in behavior; take as a model; take after
  12. follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something; trace
  13. follow with the eyes or the mind; watch; observe; watch over; keep an eye on
  14. be the successor (of); succeed; come after
  15. keep informed; keep up; keep abreast
  16. perform an accompaniment to; play along; accompany
  17. work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; be
  18. to be the product or result; come
  19. accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of
  20. adhere to or practice
  21. grasp the meaning
  22. follow in or as if in pursuit; pursue
  23. keep to; stick to; stick with
  24. keep under surveillance; surveil; survey

follow out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; follow through; follow up; carry out; implement; put through; go through

follow suit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. do what someone else is doing
E.g.
  • Other metropolitan regions will soon follow suit.
  • It is likely that QLD will follow suit with NSW.
  • If a player is unable to follow suit, i.e.

follow through

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball
  2. pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; follow up; follow out; carry out; implement; put through; go through
E.g.
  • They had the confidence in me to follow through.
  • But he lacked the capital to follow through on his bid."
  • If the industry doesn't respond (to the threat), you have to follow through."

follow up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; follow through; follow out; carry out; implement; put through; go through
  2. increase the effectiveness or success of by further action
E.g.
  • It is a follow up on the previous Spinner vehicle.
  • That night, the Germans launched a follow up effort.
  • A follow up programme was screened in December 2008.

follow up on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. carry further or advance; pursue; act on

not follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The designations do not follow any fixed pattern.
  • You cannot complain that he did not follow the rules.
  • Brooke did not follow the retreating Americans.

did not follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • You cannot complain that he did not follow the rules.
  • Brooke did not follow the retreating Americans.
  • The mulberry culture did not follow the fate of viticulture.

follow the same

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They follow the same Theraveda sect of Buddhism.
  • Writers do not all follow the same terminology.
  • "Mobilized" does not follow the same storyline as "".

does not follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Mobilized" does not follow the same storyline as "".
  • "Kamarinskaya" does not follow this pattern.
  • This article does not follow this notation.

decided to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ceton decided to follow his father into teaching.
  • On "7", we decided to follow whatever came naturally.
  • The couple decided to follow that example.

able to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was also able to follow bees to their hive to retrieve honey.
  • By a week old the calf is able to follow the mother all the time.
  • People were able to follow each team via blogs on the Thrasher site.

then follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him."
  • and then follow me."
  • Three men follow him into the saloon, taunting him, then follow him to the barbershop.

expected to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Complexation of dubnium is expected to follow group 5 trends in its richness.
  • The Hindu family courts are expected to follow laws handed down from previous cases.
  • Hunters are expected to follow the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

refused to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Derrick Johnson refused to follow and stayed with the organisation.
  • If Wei Yan refused to follow the order, they were to retreat without him.
  • Gomi refused to follow Aurelio to the ground despite his opponent's taunting.

not to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But Phelps Dodge decided not to follow the Kennecott agreement.
  • The rest decided not to follow.
  • There would have been no PDL politician not to follow the golden rule.

continued to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He continued to follow the assizes in the southwest until 1267.
  • In his sermons, he denounced "pagan customs" that the people continued to follow.
  • For two more days, he continued to follow the east coast northward to see how far it went.

failed to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Unfortunately, PSS Sleman failed to follow up on this good result.
  • Schneiderman's office alleges Zipcar failed to follow this requirement.
  • Conversely, MI5 bizarrely failed to follow up some of the leads they had been given.

generally follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Muslims generally follow Sufi traditions.
  • Releases in the series generally follow the plot of the associated novel.
  • Koasati sentences generally follow a subject, object, verb (SOV) pattern.

follow the rules

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • You cannot complain that he did not follow the rules.
  • Ideally, the company will avoid a lawsuit because its employees will follow the rules.
  • Hunters are expected to follow the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

follow his father

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ceton decided to follow his father into teaching.
  • Samuel Courtauld would follow his father in both regards.
  • In 1964, his son Nathan would follow his father in also becoming President of the WRU.

follow up album

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He released a follow up album, "Expect Delays", in 2016.
  • A follow up album is due to be released during the first half of 2009.
  • During this period he released a follow up album, "Whatever the Weather".

follow a similar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The rules on the usage of "E" and "I" follow a similar principle.
  • Books follow a similar pattern.
  • The Exclusive Brethren follow a similar practice to the Open Brethren.

continues to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • NC 42 continues to follow NC 22 for .
  • The DPA continues to follow the same objectives as when it was founded.

unable to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • If a player is unable to follow suit, i.e.
  • "I was always very tired, unable to follow my normal daily routine.
  • If the first player is unable to follow suit they must pick up one card as normal.

follow the path

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The AC-130J will follow the path of the Dragon Spear program.
  • Mariel and her companions follow the path and enter a dense forest.
  • Several roads and railroad lines follow the path of the Sendai River.

years to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His outburst became famous on sports highlight reels for years to follow, largely because of Mora's use of the phrase "Diddley Poo."
  • The ensuing fallout from the capture of Kent Island, and the vengefulness of Claiborne, would resonate through Maryland for many years to follow.
  • In the years to follow, millions of motorists would come to know the interchange as part of their route to work, around town or across the state.

decides to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, Ariel decides to follow her own path.
  • Initially skeptical, Miles decides to follow these suggestions to help people.
  • However, Allison decides to follow her heart, regardless of what her family thinks.

required to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Play proceeds clockwise, with each player required to follow suit if possible.
  • All member state of the European Union are bound by such legislation and required to follow it.
  • Academies are not required to follow the national curriculum, and so would not be affected by the reforms.

follow the example

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Baháʼu'lláh wished that the Baháʼís follow the example of ʻAbdu'l-Bahá and gradually move away from polygamy.
  • Human Rights Watch called on Gulf countries to follow the example of Qatar and to enhance the situation of migrant labour.
  • While in Vietnam he volunteered with the Vietnam Christian service where his goal was to follow the example of Jesus Christ.

difficult to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • To convey the message, more text is needed, or it would be difficult to follow the story line.
  • These were dismantled later with the announcement that spectators found it difficult to follow the action and that "the player seemed to have all the fun in the middle".
  • That's because when managers assume processes are to be followed without regard to the value they create for customers, the processes become increasingly difficult to follow.

closely follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The sizes closely follow those given in Common configurations below.
  • The lyrics closely follow the plot of the film rather than focusing on romanticism.
  • In the process those countries felt it was against their interests to closely follow France.

tend to follow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lutherans tend to follow Luther in this matter.
  • Modern historians tend to follow Herodotus's distinction.
  • The Captain Gault stories tend to follow several patterns.
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