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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

... study or art, from taste or attachment, without pursuing it professionally." Of what use would such a definition be to you if you were arguing in favor of strengthening or relaxing the amateur rules in college athletics, in which you had to follow through the intricacies of summer baseball and of reimbursements for training table and traveling expenses? Such a definition hardly comes in sight of the use of the word which is most in the mouths of college students in America. Words mean whatever careful and accepted writers have used them ...
— The Making of Arguments • J. H. Gardiner

... to climb being over the bodies of others, and all physical discoveries and inventions being treated as private and personal secrets to be hidden and used only for personal gain. Never have I seen human greed and selfishness carried to such extremes and I admire Homo sapiens' capacity to follow through on an idea, no matter how ...
— The Ethical Engineer • Henry Maxwell Dempsey

... 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, which opened into ...
— The Arabian Nights Entertainments vol. 3 • Anon.

... recovery because of improved weather conditions and stronger international prices for key agricultural exports. The recovery continued through 1988, with a bumper soybean crop and record cotton production. The government, however, must follow through on promises of reforms needed to deal with large fiscal deficits, growing debt arrearages, ...
— The 1990 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency

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

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