Definition of follow something up in English:

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follow something up

Pursue or investigate something further: I decided to follow up the letters with phone calls
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  • My contention is they didn't follow it up or investigate any of it further.
  • Our patients are part of an ongoing investigation, and they were followed up prospectively as part of their clinical evaluation process.
  • We carry out annual inspections and there are also spot checks and any complaints are followed up.
investigate, research, find out about, look into, dig into, delve into, make enquiries into, enquire about, ask questions about, pursue, chase up
informal check out
North American informal scope out
See parent entry: follow
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