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English definition of “follow through”

follow through

phrasal verb with follow    /ˈfɑl·oʊ/ verb
to continue something until it is completed: The city has raised the money for more teachers – now it has to follow through and hire them. In sports, to follow through is to continue a swinging motion of the arms or legs when making a play: You can’t drive the golf ball unless you follow through after hitting it.
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