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English definition of “follow through”

follow through

verb uk phrasal verb with follow   /ˈfɒl.əʊ/ us    /ˈfɑː.loʊ/
to complete the movement of hitting, kicking, or throwing a ball by continuing to move your arm or leg in the same direction: You need to follow through more on your backhand.Causing something to endComing to an end
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