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English definition of “follow”

follow

verb [I or T] (UNDERSTAND)    /ˈfɒl.əʊ/ US  /ˈfɑː.loʊ/
B1 to understand something as it is being said or done: I'm sorry, I don't quite follow (you). His lecture was complicated and difficult to follow.Understanding and comprehending
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