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follow instructions

This page is about the collocation follow instructions

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to do what instructions or instructors tell you to do

For example

  • Why are instructions in manuals so difficult to follow?

  • We followed our chemistry teacher's instructions, but our experiment still didn't work.

Quick Quiz

I couldn't follow the instructions because they weren't

a. clear enough

b. followed enough

c. confusing enough

Contributor: Matt Errey