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Russian translation of “follow”

follow

verb     /ˈfɒləʊ/
GO [I, T] A2 to move behind someone or something and go where they go, sometimes secretly
следовать, следить
She followed me into the kitchen.Pursuing
HAPPEN [I, T] B1 to happen or come after something
следовать, наступать (о времени)
There was a bang, followed by a cloud of smoke.Occurring and happening
follow a path/road, etc B1 to travel along a path/road, etc
идти по тропинке/дороге и т. д.
Follow the main road down to the traffic lights.Travelling
follow instructions/orders/rules, etc B1 to do what the instructions/orders/rules, etc say you should do
следовать инструкции/приказам/правилам и т. д.
I followed your advice and stayed at home.Obedient and compliantObeying and breaking the law
follow sb's example/lead to copy someone's behaviour or ideas
следовать чьему-либо примеру
Copying and copiesForgery
UNDERSTAND [I, T] B1 to understand something
понимать
Could you say that again? I didn't quite follow.Understanding and comprehending
BE INTERESTED [T] to be interested in an event or activity
следить, интересоваться
I followed the trial closely.Excited, interested and enthusiastic
as follows B2 used to introduce a list or description
как следует ниже
Quoting and making references
it follows that used to say that if one thing is true, another thing will also be true
из этого следует
He's big, but it doesn't follow that he's strong. → See also follow in sb's footsteps, follow suitConcluding and deducing
(Definition of follow verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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