follow out


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v follow out 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"
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  • Ted Turner
    Ted Turner
    “Lead, follow, or get out of the way.”
  • Nadine Gordimer
    “The gap between the committed and the indifferent is a Sahara whose faint trails, followed by the mind's eye only, fade out in sand.”
  • George S. Patton
    “We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    “The same reason that makes us chide and brawl and fall out with any of our neighbors, causeth a war to follow between Princes.”
  • Victor Hugo
    “He who every morning plans the transaction of the day and follows out the plan, carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life.”


In literature:

Once they fancied they saw a light following them, but it turned out to be a will-o'-the-wisp.
"Great African Travellers" by W.H.G. Kingston
I followed him out of the room.
"Manco, the Peruvian Chief" by W.H.G. Kingston
Philip then climbed out; he was followed by the captain, and they were both received into one of the boats.
"The Phantom Ship" by Frederick Marryat
You pursued my daughter to England in a most ungentlemanly fashion, and now you have followed her out here again.
"A Bid for Fortune" by Guy Boothby
My dear girl, follow out the argument.
"April's Lady" by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
This idea is supposed to be followed out in modern instruction.
"The Psychology of Singing" by David C. Taylor
She followed Frederick alone into the library which looked out upon Tessibel's hut.
"Tess of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
I am following it; come out, and point the way.
"The Indian Fairy Book" by Cornelius Mathews
Again I realised as I set out, followed by my groom, that the Boche had moved forward during the night.
"Pushed and the Return Push" by George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
Hurriedly we followed the hound's track, and soon came out upon the high-road.
"Debts of Honor" by Maurus Jókai
It is sure to follow where the Jesus light is allowed to shine clearly through and out.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
He'll soon be out o' sight, if we don't make haste, an follow.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
He stole out from the corral, and, followed by Antonio, crawled along the ground.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
When I began to follow out these lines, I had no idea where they would lead me.
"Natural Law in the Spiritual World" by Henry Drummond
To my surprise he followed me out of the station and kept by my side, though I did not encourage him.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
She slipped out, following the shadow line of the trees until she came up to the buggy.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
Steve followed the direction of the mitted hand pointing northward, and the smile died out of his eyes.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
Without delay, Hal and I chopped the door out of the ice and snow and got out, followed by the dogs.
"The Blue Birds' Winter Nest" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Oh, by the way," he arose and followed Jeb who was about to pass out, "I wouldn't let on about dangers, understand?
"Where the Souls of Men are Calling" by Credo Harris
Silas followed him out.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger

In poetry:

Is it a sense of something
That to-day still follows me;
That out of my life has vanished,
As a ship goes down at sea?
"Aimless Longings" by Alexander Anderson
When I would out and in from toiling
By the Tuscan followed be,
And slowly, slowly his music
Unfolded its secret to me.
"An Old Copy Of Dante" by Alexander Anderson
Out of the church she followed them
With a lofty step and mien:
His bride was like a village maid,
Maude Clare was like a queen.
"Maude Clare" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Faith unto faith have I beheld,
For me, few solemn notes have swelled;
Love bekoned me out to the dawn,
And happily I followed on.
"Weltschmertz" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Jesus spoke from out His mansion:
"Thou, as I, can spotless be,
Vilest hearts have been made precious,
Simply trust and follow me."
"Spotless (James 1:21)" by Frank Barbour Coffin
They stared out at the whirling fields,
And when they saw us two,
They turned their heads to follow us
Till we were snatched from view.
"On Reading Ballads" by Arthur Graeme West

In news:

Baylor fans filed out of Floyd Casey Stadium on Saturday night like the walking dead following a humbling 49-21 loss to TCU.
I followed East Bay Green Job Corps trainees for a year to find out.
The Paramount 3D concert pic, out July 5, follows the pop superstar on her California Dreams tour.
Within three years of follow-up, the girls who did seek out birth control or get tested for pregnancy/STDs did not do so any more than their 900 peers who had not been vaccinated .
The Palisades Nuclear Power Plant near South Haven remains out of service this morning following an automatic plant shut down from full power Sunday afternoon.
A religious watchdog group says an eastern Kentucky Baptist pastor violated federal law when he urged his followers to vote President Barack Obama out of office in November.
Mississippi is losing out after 20,000 dead swamp rats from Louisiana washed up on their shores following Hurricane Isaac.
Following days of criticism, the Browns have decided to cancel a promotion to hand out white flag s to fans before Sunday's game against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers.
As a bride you're probably working out to get your body in shape, eating healthy, and following a skincare regimen so you're a glowing bride on your big day.
If your wife leaves you, you lose your job, or your computer crashes with your career-hinging afternoon presentation aboard, do the following: Drive out to MacBeath Hardwood.
Reid is following in a long line of long-tenured coaches who wore out their welcome.
Our morning started out with a 5 am wake-up call, followed by breakfast at 6 am, when all luggage had to be outside the room for pick-up.
Associated Press Texas Rangers Adrian Beltre, front, is followed out of the dugout by teammates Josh Hamilton after their 5-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles in the American League wild-card playoff game Friday in Arlington, Texas.
Follow a raid on a suspected meth lab, stake out a pharmacy where addicts buy.
Follow a raid on a suspected meth lab, stake out a pharmacy where addicts buy pills in bulk, and meet a neuroscientist searching for a cure.

In science:

We first point out that the theorem has an interesting corollary which does not seem to follow from the other proofs of the existence of sextactic points.
Sextactic points on a simple closed curve
From (3.3) it also follows that τ cannot be zero at any moment, since the intigrant turns out to be imaginary as τ approaches to zero.
On the role of $\Lambda$-term in the evolution of Bianchi-I cosmological model with nonlinear spinor field
Following these arguments it turns out that η inside the overshoot layer should be two orders of magnitude less than η in the main body of the SCZ.
Characteristics Of A Magnetic Buoyancy Driven Solar Dynamo Model
It follows that w ∈ out([P ]), and therefore w ∈ out([Q]).
Rigidity of the interface for percolation and random-cluster models
The variation of the Hamiltonian (21) has been calculated in and turns out to be: δX H (LH , ξ , Σt ) = ZΣt {HδX N + HαδX N α + [hµν ]ξ δX P µν − [P µν ]ξ δX hµν }d3x where [hµν ]ξ and [P µν ]ξ follow directly from the 3-dimensional Einstein equations.
The First Law of Isolated Horizons via Noether Theorem
How to define such an ensemble? The simplest answer is given in the framework of the classical model developed by Erd¨os, R´enyi and their followers : in a set of N vertices one connects at random L out of N (N − 1)/2 possible pairs of vertices.
Defining statistical ensembles of random graphs
Soon after the scalar two dimensional QCD was worked out by Shei and Tsao in following ‘t Hooft, and later by Tomaras using Hamiltonian methods in .
Large N limit of SO(N) gauge theory of fermions and bosons
It turns out that the approach to this asymptotic delta function is rather slow in the following sense.
The Local and the Occupation Time of a Particle Diffusing in a Random Medium
The two remaining cases, the in- and out-components, we consider in more detail in the following sections.
Random graphs as models of networks
The function H1 (x) gives the probability distribution of the sizes of finite out-components reached by following a randomly chosen edge.
Random graphs as models of networks
In the following we discuss his comment and its relevance, but at the same time point out what went wrong with his arguments.
Hong et al. reply to Walliser
The construction following this method is carried out for the special case.
On The Construction of Generalized Coherent States for Generalized Harmonic Oscillators
Fµλ − [∂µ∂ν Fν λ − ∂λ∂ν Fν µ ] + Thus, the procedure which we carried out is the following: The Modified Bargmann-Wigner formalism → The AST field equations → The Weinberg-Tucker-Hammer approach.
Generalizations of the Dirac Equation and the Modified Bargmann-Wigner Formalism
It turns out that essentially all more general scaling behaviors, whether pertaining to the GS or to the finite temperature states, follow similar laws.
Low Temperature Properties of the Random Field Potts Chain
A way out could arise from the following concept.
On simple and semisimple quantales