Definition of 'follow'
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Example sentences containing 'follow'
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Many spectacular cases followed that first disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We arrange to have drinks the following night after our respective dinners. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were back in preparing for this game the following morning so it has been difficult. The Sun (2016)Why are not other councils following suit? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Is your dad happy for you to follow in his footsteps? The Sun (2017)Record applications followed last year after three successive years of growth in the demand for places. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first meal was awful - a meat course followed by a second meat course. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I did not follow that route. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I didn't want to follow any easy ways out. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I grabbed my coat and bag, ran out of the flat and down the stairs in case he was following. The Sun (2016)This exception was recognized in the following case. Christianity Today (2000)The shot which followed was drilled across the face of goal and wide. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Where in the world do you think the following things are happening? Times, Sunday Times (2016)She gave me the confidence to follow in her footsteps. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was further disappointment to follow the day after the game. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They appear to have followed a recognisable course. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Others will follow suit over the coming weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why anyone would want something that big following along behind them is beyond me. The Sun (2014)There is an equally peaceful return along an alternative route that follows a former railway line. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This change is exemplified in the following case of a bereaved father. Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)Think outside the box and follow things through to the bitter end. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But she insisted she was not tempted to follow in their footsteps. The Sun (2014)Simply follow the directions after you have set up your team. The Sun (2011)The encounter in the branches followed in due course. SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)Other companies are following suit amid warnings of the death of email. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Followed by stroll along the beach and a quick dip in the sea. The Sun (2014)The route is signposted and easy to follow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It looked like he was going to follow up in the real thing until a back problem stopped him. The Sun (2010)The news of him resigning the following morning made it a rock-bottom weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We let them go to the right and did not follow and half way up the beat we knew the race had gone. The Sun (2012)Two more shot up and followed them, their wings whirring. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The following morning they were sitting in the Games cafeteria. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They commune with Nature in her woods and fields and follow the ways of their ancestors. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)I would love to go back and follow up on some of those meetings. The Sun (2015)
Synonyms of 'follow'
come after, go after, come next
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Translations for 'follow'
British English: follow /ˈfɒləʊ/ VERB
If you follow someone who is going somewhere, you move along behind them.
We followed him up the steps.
They took him into a small room and I followed.
- American English: follow
- Arabic: يَتْبَعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: seguir
- Chinese: 跟随
- Croatian: slijediti
- Czech: následovat
- Danish: følge
- Dutch: volgen
- European Spanish: seguir persona
- Finnish: seurata
- French: suivre
- German: folgen
- Greek: ακολουθώ
- Italian: seguire
- Japanese: ･･･について行く
- Korean: ...에 잇따르다
- Norwegian: følge (etter)
- Polish: nastąpić
- European Portuguese: seguir
- Romanian: a urma
- Russian: следовать
- Spanish: seguir venir detrás
- Swedish: följa
- Thai: ตาม
- Turkish: izlemek
- Ukrainian: іти за
- Vietnamese: đi theo
Definition of follow from the Collins English Dictionary
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