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fly high
  • v  be elated
  • v  make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
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fob off
  • v  sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive
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focalise
  • v  concentrate on a particular place or spot
  • v  bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
  • v  become focussed or come into focus
  • v  put (an image) into focus; we cannot enjoy the movie"
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focalize
  • v  concentrate on a particular place or spot
  • v  bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
  • v  become focussed or come into focus
  • v  put (an image) into focus; we cannot enjoy the movie"
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foist
  • v  to force onto another
    He foisted his work on me
  • v  insert surreptitiously or without warrant
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foist off
  • v  sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive
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fold up
  • v  bend or lay so that one part covers the other
  • v  become folded or folded up
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follow
  • 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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follow out
  • v  pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
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