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Follow through   /fˈɑloʊ θru/   Listen
Follow through

Carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball.
Pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue.  Synonyms: carry out, follow out, follow up, go through, implement, put through.  "He implemented a new economic plan" , "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"

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"Follow through" Quotes from Famous Books

... Night's chariot appears: The stars, her children, follow through the sky: Dark Sleep comes soon, on wings no mortal hears, With strange, dim dreams that know not where ...
— The Elegies of Tibullus • Tibullus

... animals do in fact live for ever; and that in the higher animals the custom of dying has been introduced in the course of evolution for the purpose of thinning the population and preventing the degeneration of the species, which would otherwise follow through the gradual and necessary deterioration of the immortal individuals, who, though they could not die, might yet sustain much bodily damage through hard knocks in the hurly-burly of ...
— The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3) • Sir James George Frazer

... the empty kettle; and having put out the great fire she had made to boil the oil, and leaving just enough to make the broth, put out the lamp also, and remained silent; resolving not to go to rest till she had observed what might follow through a window of the kitchen, ...
— The Arabian Nights Entertainments Complete • Anonymous

... he and Compton stood looking from the island to the old hunter, who seemed to know every point in the game better than they could follow through ...
— In Search of the Okapi - A Story of Adventure in Central Africa • Ernest Glanville

... shock to him. I brought this point out that there was danger and he was going to build the bed up high and cover with wire or he was going to get some of this old camouflage netting type and cover that bed for protection both against rodents and early spring frost. He didn't follow through on that so ...
— Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting • Northern Nut Growers Association

... Let us now follow through history Jacob's blessing upon Judah. From this inquiry it will appear how deep has been the impression made by it upon the people of the covenant. On this occasion also, it will be seen still more distinctly what the right is which rationalistic criticism has to declare this fundamental ...
— Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 • Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg

Words linked to "Follow through" :   athletics, implement, adhere, carry through, fulfil, action, complete, sport, finish, execute, accomplish, hit, follow-through, fulfill

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