carrying some project or intention to full completion
"I appreciated his follow-through on his promise"
the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion
"his follow-through was straight down the line toward the target"; "squash can be dangerous if your opponent has a long follow-through"
carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball
follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through(verb)
pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
"Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"
(Golf, Baseball, Tennis) The remainder of a stroke with a club, bat, or racket after the ball has been hit.
Carrying a process, plan, or project to full completion; as, I appreciated his follow-through on his promise. The term usually is used in reference to the period after some point in time at which the actor is given freedom to pursue the project.
The continuance or completion of a project
The continued action of a stroke, or of the delivery of a ball, after it has been hit or released
The numerical value of follow-through in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of follow-through in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The victory gives us strength to follow through on our political will.
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
In the two years I have remaining as president, I'm going to make sure that we follow through.
Go after a man's weakness, and never, ever, threaten unless you're going to follow through, because if you don't, the next time you won't be taken seriously.
If we soldiers are ordered to do something, we do it, if politicians don't follow through with something, we can stand over them and ensure that they follow through with their promises.
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