(tr, adverb) to implement (an idea or action) to a conclusion
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How to use follow out in a sentence
He argued that woman's intuition was often better than a man's reason and that I should follow out my original plan.Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
The maps are also well done, and therefore useful in enabling a reader to follow out the details of the narrative.
But he was left to follow out his own plans, and march to the Confederate capital by any route he saw fit.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII | John Lord
I will get you a place on any newspaper you may select if you promise faithfully to follow out my instructions.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
"What a pleasant thing it is, Cecil, to follow out one's own life and study what we wish," said Anna.Peak's Island | Ford Paul
Other Idioms and Phrases with follow out
Bring to a conclusion, carry out. For example, The second volume simply followed out the theories presented in the first, or He instructed them to follow out their orders to the letter. This idiom is dying out. [Mid-1700s]
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