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  • v  to travel behind, go after, come after
    The ducklings followed their mother around the pond
    Please follow the guide through the museum
  • v  be later in time
    Tuesday always follows Monday
  • v  come as a logical consequence; follow logically
    It follows that your assertion is false
  • v  travel along a certain course
    follow the road
    follow the trail
  • v  act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
  • v  come after in time, as a result
    A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake
  • v  behave in accordance or in agreement with
  • v  be next
    Mary plays best, with John and Sue following
  • v  choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
    She followed the feminist movement
  • v  to bring something about at a later time than
    She followed dinner with a brandy
    He followed his lecture with a question and answer period
  • v  imitate in behavior; take as a model
    Teenagers follow their friends in everything
  • v  follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something
    We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba
  • v  follow with the eyes or the mind
    She followed the men with the binoculars
  • v  be the successor (of)
    Carter followed Ford
  • v  perform an accompaniment to
    The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano
  • v  keep informed
  • v  to be the product or result
  • v  accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of
    Let's follow our great helmsman!
    She followed a guru for years
  • v  adhere to or practice
    These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion
  • v  work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function
  • v  keep under surveillance
    The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing
  • v  follow in or as if in pursuit
    Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life
  • v  grasp the meaning
    Can you follow her argument?
    When he lectures, I cannot follow
  • v  keep to

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  • While this Department will follow its obligation to take this preliminary step to examine possible violations of law, we will not allow our important work of keeping the American .
  • My only comment is that the process of allowing the FBI supervisors to make changes in affidavits is itself fundamentally wrong, just as, in the follow-up to FBI Laboratory .
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  • Diego Maradona in Merced Sun-Star
    I may leave the team tomorrow,he said after the loss to Germany Saturday. "I'll have to think carefully about it, and talk with my family and the players. There are many issues here. Whoever comes after me must follow this path we were on....
  • Sonia Sotomayor in Los Angeles Times
    However, Leahy said that Sotomayor, 54, told him during a private meeting Tuesday: "Of course one's life experience shapes who you are, but ultimately and completely as a judge, you follow the law."

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