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follow sth up

( US also follow up on sth)
verb uk phrasal verb with follow   /ˈfɒl.əʊ/ us    /ˈfɑː.loʊ/
B2 to find out more about something, or take more action connected with it: The idea sounded interesting and I decided to follow it up. He decided to follow up on his initial research and write a book.
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