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English verb: follow up

1. follow up (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 through, go through, implement, put through


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)complete, finish


Narrower (hyponym)adhere


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

2. follow up (change) increase the effectiveness or success of by further action


SamplesThe doctor followed up the surgery with radiation.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)enhance









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