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Phrasal Verbs

follow through

This page is about the phrasal verb follow through

Meaning

to continue something to the next stage, or to complete something

For example

  • follow through It's not easy to come up with a good idea, but it's even harder to follow through and make it a reality.

  • be followed through The first stage of the research project was very promising, but for some reason it was never followed through.

Quick Quiz

After meeting someone you like and getting their name and telephone number, you should follow through by

a. finding someone else

b. asking them to marry you

c. asking them out on a date

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