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follow
British English: /ˈfɒləʊ/
American English: /ˈfɑloʊ/

Translation of follow in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (to come after)
    تَبِعَ (a person, car)
    to follow somebody

    تَبِعَ شَخْصاً
    they followed us on a later flight

    لَحِقوا بِنا فيما بَعْدُ على مَتْنِ رِحْلةٍ جَوّيّةٍ
    she followed her father into medicine/politics

    سارَتْ على خُطى أَبيها في مَجالِ الطِبِّ \ السِياسةِ
  • 3
    (in lists)
    تَلا (somebody's name, an item)
  • 6
    (to be led by)
    اقْتَدى (+ ب) (an example, somebody's teachings, a religion)
  • 7
    (to monitor)
    تابَعَ (a sport, a trial, the stock market)
  • 8
    (to understand)
    تَمَكَّنَ من المُتابَعةِ (an explanation, somebody's reasoning, the plot)
    if you follow me, if you follow my meaning

    إذا تَمَكَّنْتَ من مُتابَعَتي

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 2 (in time) there followed a lengthy debate, a lengthy debate followed

    تَلا ذلك مُناظَرةٌ طَويلةٌ
    there's ice cream to follow

    تُوَزَّعُ البوظةُ لاحِقاً
    the results were as follows

    كانَت النَتائِجُ كَما يَلي
  • 3
    (to be a consequence)
    تَرَتَّبَ
    it follows that …

    يَتَرَتَّبُ على ذلك أنّ …
    it doesn't necessarily follow that …

    لَيْسَ بالضَرورةِ أنْ يَتَرَتَّبَ على ذلك أنّ …
  • 4
    (to understand) (person)
    فَهِمَ
    I don't follow

    لا أَفْهَمُ

Phrasal verbs

follow about

follow around
follow [somebody] about

تَبِعَ [شَخْصاً] (a tourist, one's brother)

follow out

follow out [something] (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية)

اتَّبَعَ [شَيْئاً] (advice, an order)

follow through

1 (sport/الرياضة)
(tennis players, golfers)
أَكْمَلَ الضَرْبةَ
2 follow through [something], follow [something] through

واصَلَ [شَيْئاً] إلى النِهايةِ (an experiment, a threat, an idea)

follow up

follow up [something], follow [something] up 1
(to confirm)
عَزَّزَ [شَيْئاً] (a victory, success)
2
(to act upon)
تابَعَ [شَيْئاً] (a complaint, a suggestion, letter)

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