Follow

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Definition

to follow: to come after, to travel behind, to pursue; to understand
verb
Follow me. Come with me, go where I go.

following: next, succeeding, upcoming
adjective
We met last Monday and then signed the contract the following week.
You will need to bring the following documents to the interview: your passport, your C.V. and your visa details.

a following: a group of fans
noun
Delavigne perfumes have acquired quite a following, they're very popular!

Pronunciation examples
UK: Just follow me through this door please, sir.
US: I hate following orders.
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Examples

  • "If everyone will be so kind as to follow me, I will tell you exactly where Susie and Bruno are."
  • "I'd like to highlight the following commendable actions"
  • "Vicar : Mr. Marron, you're not following the proper format at all."
  • "Reception to follow at the Pink Pony"
  • "As far as your tasks go, I require growth in the following areas"
  • "I have tattooed the following message on the small of my back"
  • "Here is my assessment of your issues following our brief encounter."
  • "Congratulations on choosing Slick Brand Solutions to help repair your company's shattered reputation following your truly embarrassing nude photo leak."
  • "Follow these pointers, and you'll soon look like the kind of man that people want to do business with."
  • "Though you still show much difficulty respecting our ‘no touching' rule, you have demonstrated great progress in the following areas"

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