There are 2 definitions of follow through in English:

follow through1

(In golf, baseball, and other sports) continue one’s movement after the ball has been struck or thrown.
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  • Wilson followed through to force the ball past his former team mate, receiving a knock in the process.
  • The goal came about after Doran had collected a sideline ball from Walsh and followed through to the back of the net.
  • All you need is a Belichick-like game plan and the courage to follow through with it.
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Pronunciation: naʊs
noun
common sense; practical intelligence

There are 2 definitions of follow through in English:

follow-through2

Syllabification: fol·low-through

noun

1The continuing of an action or task to its conclusion: the company assures follow-through on all aspects of the contract
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  • Many of us lack follow-through, and fail in the control aspect.
  • And there's actually very little effective follow-through.
  • I tell them that with determination and follow-through, anything is possible.
1.1A continuation of the movement of an arm, bat, racket, or club after a ball has been thrown or struck: he has a characteristic swing and follow-through
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  • One thing I did as the ball was in the air, I held my follow-through until the ball went through the rim.
  • You have time to control each of the basic mechanics: sight, balance, hand position, elbow-in alignment, shooting action, and follow-through.
  • Practice holding your follow-through until the ball lands.

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