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English verb: follow through

1. follow through (contact) carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)hit


Domain categoryathletics, sport

2. follow through (change) pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue


SamplesDid he go through with the treatment?.
He implemented a new economic plan.
She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal.


Synonymscarry out, follow out, follow up, go through, implement, put through


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)complete, finish


Narrower (hyponym)adhere


Verb groupaccomplish, action, carry out, carry through, execute, fulfil, fulfill









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