follow through


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v follow through 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"
    • v follow through carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball
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  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “In any situation, ask yourself: What strengths do I possess that can contribute towards accomplishing something in this situation? Then follow through.”
  • Harry A. Overstreet
    Harry A. Overstreet
    “The immature mind hops from one thing to another; the mature mind seeks to follow through.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “In golf as in life it is the follow through that makes the difference.”
  • F. W. Nichol
    F. W. Nichol
    “When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word succeed, you find that it simply means to follow through.”
  • Victor Hugo
    “He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.”
  • 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:

Such were the reveries of Hendrik and Arend as they followed their Kaffir guide through the gloom of the night.
"The Giraffe Hunters" by Mayne Reid
The regulars followed us, plodding along heavily through the snow.
"Ben Comee" by M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
The father and mother lived through the time that followed.
"David Fleming's Forgiveness" by Margaret Murray Robertson
As Jack Wentworth sauntered out, his faithful follower pressed through the others to join him.
"The Perpetual Curate" by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
This generally means a properly hit ball and a good follow-through.
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon
He followed this mental map as he stumbled through the trees.
"The Black Buccaneer" by Stephen W. Meader
Through the crowd Obed advanced, followed by his friends, and led the way toward the yacht.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
If only one or two would go through the rest would follow easily.
"In the Musgrave Ranges" by Jim Bushman
The people who had followed Owl Carver had stamped down a path through the village.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
The hour that followed was longer than any full day I have ever lived through.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
And the black man was determined to see the issue through, willing to abide by whatever consequences might follow.
"When the West Was Young" by Frederick R. Bechdolt
And Chet repeated the number as he followed the pilot through the gate.
"The Finding of Haldgren" by Charles Willard Diffin
Then through the broken lines of spearmen the Rebu chariots dashed down upon them, followed by the host of spearmen.
"The Cat of Bubastes" by G. A. Henty
Shall we, men who followed Red Jabez through a sea of blood, cower to a woman of such soft mettle?
"The Pirate Woman" by Aylward Edward Dingle
There was a cabin off there through the trees, almost on the line he was following.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
They followed closely as Aten wormed his way through the crowd.
"The Fifth-Dimension Tube" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
I, following by the elevator's next trip, saw him disappear through the door.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
In wandering through a country of this description, how natural does the following little remark of Captain Grey appear!
"Australia, its history and present condition" by William Pridden
A cry of horror, followed by curses, ran through the crowd.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 3" by Felix Dahn
At last he led them to a splashing stream where they followed him through the trackless water for a mile or more.
"Brood of the Dark Moon" by Charles Willard Diffin

In poetry:

Through days and nights that follow
The hidden mill-wheel strains;
In the midnight's windy hollow
I hear the roar of trains.
"The City (2)" by Archibald Lampman
Through good report and evil, Lord,
Still guided by Thy faithful Word,
Our staff, our buckler and our sword,
We follow Thee.
"Through Good Report and Evil, Lord" by Horatius Bonar
But so wrought maiden Else,
Because of her weary mood,
That she followed after own true love
All through the mirk wild wood.
"Knight Aagen And The Maiden Else" by William Morris
Strengthened by Thee we forward go,
'Mid smile or scoff of friend or foe,
Through pain or ease, through joy or woe,
We follow Thee.
"Through Good Report and Evil, Lord" by Horatius Bonar
They thirst, and waters from the rock
In rich abundance flow;
And following still the course they took,
Ran all the desert through.
"PSALM 105 Abridged" by Isaac Watts
Isr'el, his people and his sheep,
Must follow where he calls;
He bade them venture through the deep,
And made the waves their walls.
"Psalm 77 part 2" by Isaac Watts

In news:

However, people should carefully think through the following two points.
The auditor 's office will be extending hours on Thursday, December 6, through the following Saturday to allow for more applicants.
Neal Barnard has developed a scientifically proven system for taking control of diabetes through easy-to-follow nutritional guidelines.
Will the president follow through on his chance to shrink the Pentagon.
American baseball player Eddie Yost, in the uniform of the Washington Senators, follows through on a ball in the 1950s.
My husband, although usually kind and good-willed, never follows through on his word.
If you say something, you must follow through.
Ernie Els follows through on a putt using a long putter anchored to his belly .
Earlier, my opponent had been in the big blind, I was on the cutoff, and he had three- bet my raise and followed through with a bet on the flop, which I folded to.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that the company is going through a bit of a rough patch following its rocky initial public offering.
Following a first-time restorer through the sand-blasting process.
I followed him and I went through and blocked it.
Another followed and then another, until finally all 12 bluebirds had come through the small opening.
Filmed in 1986, 'Queen Live In Budapest ' lets us follow Queen, hot off thier historic Live Aid appearance in July of '85, through the following year leading up to this concert in Budapest in front of 80,000 fans.
In 2004, Lauren Yarbrough was tired of not believing she could follow through with goals.

In science:

The paper is organized as follows: In section 2 we go through the Hamiltonian treatment of the closed brane theory.
A note on topological brane theories
Modules searching for seeds may not be able to follow the internal scent and get through to seeds on the other side because fixed modules effectively block the way.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
Time-reversal experiments can be briefly described as follows. A point source signal is sent through an inhomogeneous medium and is recorded by a spatially localized array of receiverstransducers.
Time Reversal for Classical Waves in Random Media
It follows by the results of that, when q = 2 and p is sufficiently large, this interface deviates only locally from the horizontal plane through the equator of Λ.
Rigidity of the interface for percolation and random-cluster models
Since RQ is the direct limit of HomR (eRm , R)s−1 , where s : eRm → R is in Σ and e ranges through all the idempotent matrices over R, and since HomR (eRm , R) is pro jective as a left R-module, it follows that RQ is flat.
$K_0$ of purely infinite simple regular rings
This mechanics possesses a counterpart to the canonical structure in CM and can be generalized through the extension of phase space modeling, following NM.
Cubic Matrix, Nambu Mechanics and Beyond
The connection is through the following estimate that follows from the Cebotarev density theorem (see [GTZ] or [GW]for more details).
Derangements in simple and primitive groups
It follows that the limit (N , ¯g∞ ) has infinitely long minimizing geodesics in every direction through the base point x∞ .
Cheeger-Gromov Theory and Applications to General Relativity
The diffusion coefficient contained the WF approximation follows more naturally from the model through the time dependence of the pair correlation function φ(t).
Non-Gaussian dynamics from a simulation of a short peptide: Loop closure rates and effective diffusion coefficients
Since ˜x passes through (u, ni) for all i it follows that this component is cofinal by definition.
Some intrinsic properties of simple graph $C^*$-algebras
The analysis goes through following the exact same reasoning and steps as before.
de Sitter Black Holes with Either of the Two Horizons as a Boundary
The algebra of this group then consists of complex antihermitean5 matrices of zero trace (this follows by differentiating the identities U U † = 1 and detU = 1 with respect to t where U (t) is a curve passing through the identity at t = 0); a group element is written as g = etaXa with ta real.
Random matrix theory and symmetric spaces
We adopt the conventions and notations through this paper as follows.
(Super)gravity and Yang-Mills Theories as Generalized Topological Fields with Constraints
It follows immediately from the definition of the morphism set between two pro-ob jects that any map into a constant pro-ob ject factors through a map of the form ϕi for some i ∈ I .
A generalization of Quillen's small object argument
This can be explained as follows. A matrix element, say Hij , describes how a basis state ψi interacts with state ψj through H .
Random Matrices with Correlated Elements: A Model for Disorder with Interactions