What comes next, usually in the form of a list. For example, Mary planned her day as follows: returning all phone calls; a department meeting; lunch with her colleagues; library research. This term is always put in the singular (“follows”) even though it applies to numerous items and is frequently followed by a colon. It was first recorded in 1548.
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The 289-page satire follows Morris Feldstein, a pharmaceutical salesman who gets seduced by a lonely receptionist.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As it currently stands, the Via Dolorosa follows the account given in the Gospel of John.
The memoir follows Oswalt from 1995 to 1999 as he was starting out on his comedy career in Los Angeles.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And in this way, it follows not what Angry Birds became, but how it began.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The documentary also follows the fortunes of Consuelo Yznaga, later Duchess of Manchester.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With childlike confidence he follows the advice of some more or less honest dealer.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Then follows an account of the life of the Jesuit prisoners, in Virginia and England.
This slaughter is accompanied by the tabagie and what follows it—namely, the singing and dancing.
High rent, says the economist, does not make big prices: it merely follows as a consequence or result of them.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
One way is as follows:—“Hear the sledges with the bells—silver bells.”Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)