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Origin of follow-up
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Example sentences from the Web for follow-up
The follow-up story is how those who survived both the competitive onslaught, as well as the recession, have adapted.
“She fought so Damn hard,” the poster added in a follow-up comment.Did the Amber Lynn Coplin Murder Photos Sicken the Creeps of 4Chan?|Michael Daly|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The core of that, the way to stop Ebola in its tracks is contact tracing, and follow-up.
Since the virus can stay incubated in the human body for up to 21 days, the third step, follow-up, is key.
Based on the strength of her audition, he built his follow-up film, Jackie Brown, around Grier.The Secrets of ‘Pulp Fiction’: 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie on Its 20th Anniversary|Marlow Stern|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The editorial was to be a follow-up in the next day's paper.The Clarion|Samuel Hopkins Adams
The burden of their shrill cries was the exposure of the gang, with "follow-up" details upon the Courier's story.The Lash|Olin L. Lyman
Each one while indicating that the story was a follow-up retold the principal incidents in the fire.
From the above clippings it will be seen that the lead of the follow-up story is very much like that of any news story.
He listened carefully, reviewed their work, edited it, and made notes for follow-up comment.The Space Pioneers|Carey Rockwell
British Dictionary definitions for follow-up
verb (tr, adverb)
- something done to reinforce an initial action
- (as modifier)a follow-up letter
Idioms and Phrases with follow-up
Carry to completion. For example, I'm following up their suggestions with concrete proposals. Also see follow through.
Increase the effectiveness or enhance the success of something by further action. For example, She followed up her interview with a phone call. [Late 1700s]