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Definición de “follow” en inglés

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follow

verb uk   /ˈfɒl.əʊ/ us    /ˈfɑː.loʊ/

follow verb (GO)

A2 [I or T] to move behind someone or something and go where he, she, or it goes: A dog followed us home. She followed me into the kitchen. He had the feeling he was being followed (= someone was going after him to catch him or see where he was going). I could feel them following me with their eyes (= watching my movements closely). Do your own thing, don't just follow the crowd (= do what everyone else does). [T] to go in the same direction as a road, path, etc.: Follow the road for two miles, then turn left.follow suit C2 to do the same thing as someone else: When one airline reduces its prices, the rest soon follow suit.
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follow verb (HAPPEN)

B1 [I or T] to happen or come after something: We were not prepared for the events that followed (= happened next). The book was delivered yesterday with a note saying the bill for it would follow in a day or two. The meal consisted of spinach salad, followed by roast chicken (= with this as the next part). She published a book of poems and followed it (up) with (= next produced) a novel.as follows B2 said to introduce a list of things: The winners are as follows - Woods, Smith, and Cassidy.
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follow verb (OBEY)

B1 [T] to obey or to act as ordered by someone: Follow the instructions on the back of the packet carefully. I decided to follow her advice and go to bed early. Muslims follow the teachings of the Koran.
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follow verb (HAVE INTEREST IN)

C1 [T] to have a great interest in something or watch something closely: He follows most sports avidly. They followed her academic progress closely.
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follow verb (BE RESULT)

C2 [not continuous] to happen as a result, or to be a likely result: [+ that] Just because I agreed last time, it doesn't necessarily follow that I will again.
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follow verb (UNDERSTAND)

B1 [I or T] 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.

follow verb (READ)

[T] to read the notes or words of a piece of music or writing at the same time as they are being played or said

follow verb (SOCIAL MEDIA)

[T] If you follow a particular person on Twitter (= a website where people can publish short remarks or pieces of information), you choose to see the messages that that person posts (= publishes) on the website.
(Definition of follow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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