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or fol·low·through (fŏl′ō-thro͞o′)
1. The act or an instance of following through: a book promotion campaign with no follow-through.
2. Sports The concluding part of a stroke, after a ball or other object has been hit or released.
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1. the completion of a motion.
2. the portion of such a motion after the ball has been hit.
3. the act of continuing a plan, project, scheme, or the like to its completion.
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Noun1.follow-through - carrying some project or intention to full completion; "I appreciated his follow-through on his promise"
mop up, windup, completion, culmination, closing - a concluding action
2.follow-through - the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion; "his follow-through was straight down the line toward the target"; "squash can be dangerous if your opponent has a long follow-through"
mop up, windup, completion, culmination, closing - a concluding action
stroke, shot - (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"
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[ˈfɒləʊˈθruː] N (= continuation) → continuación f; (= further action) → seguimiento m (Golf, Tennis) → acompañamiento m
there was no follow-through to the training programme we went onel programa de formación al que asistimos no tuvo continuación
how can we make sure that there is follow-through on this agreement?¿cómo podemos asegurarnos de que se realizará un seguimiento del acuerdo?
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n (Sport) → Durchziehen nt
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