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Noun: follow-through  'fó-low,throo
  1. Carrying some project or intention to full completion
    "I appreciated his follow-through on his promise"
  2. 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"
Verb: follow through  fó-low-throo
  1. (sport) carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball
  2. Pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
    "She followed through his recommendations with a written proposal";
    - follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through with

Derived forms: followed through, follow-throughs, follows through, following through

See also: put

Type of: closing, complete, completion, culmination, finish, hit, mop up, windup

Part of: shot, stroke

Encyclopedia: Follow through