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present tense
I/you/we/theyfollow through
he/she/itfollows through
present participlefollowing through
past tensefollowed through
past participlefollowed through

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to continue doing something until it has been completed

    Jack hasn’t followed through on one project this year.

    follow through with:

    The government needs to follow through with some very necessary reforms.

    follow through on:

    Voters will expect Washington to follow through on its promises.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to continue the movement of your arm or leg after you have hit, kicked, or thrown a ball in a sport
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