Translation of follow in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (go, come after) follow that cab!he follows me about o around wherever I go¡siga (a) ese taxi!the King entered, followed by the Queenme sigue a todas partesshe followed him into/out of the libraryel rey entró, seguido por or de la reinashe followed her sister into the businessentró en/salió de la biblioteca tras élsiguiéndole los pasos a su hermana, se metió en el negocioExample sentences1.2 (shadow, pursue)
(suspect/prey)I think we're being followedme parece que nos siguenExample sentences1.3 (succeed, happen after) See examples: July follows June
- The noise I do not leave behind; the clanging follows me.
- Carly follows shortly behind and Adam follows her, making sure she doesn't run into anything.
- I groaned, but followed him and looked behind me to find everyone else coming too.
Edward VII followed Queen Victoria on the thronedespués de junio viene juliothe lecture was followed by a discussionEduardo VII sucedió a la Reina Victoria en el trono1.4 (repeat, improve on)después de la conferencia hubo un debate(success/achievement)now follow that!¡trata de estar a la altura de eso!Example sentences
- He was followed some distance and observed by one officer to weave between the lines of the payment.
- And I expect you to take appropriate precautions that we are not followed or observed.
- It was the first time Scots had seen a man in shorts and I was followed everywhere by an angry mob with pitch forks and burning torches.
- It follows from Spinoza's theory that God is not distinct from the world but identical with it.
- How, exactly, does the terminology usually regarded by logicians as logical work in making it the case that one sentence follows from others?
- It follows from Kant's view that we know a priori that non-Euclidean geometry cannot be applied in physics.
- And the second book follows Bourdain as he criss-crosses the world sampling local delicacies from the sublime to the bizarre.
- This book basically follows a Chicken as he wanders through the farm.
- The programme follows American-born Des as he visits some of the worst trouble-spots in Ireland.
- 2 2.1 (keep to)(road/path)(trail/footprints)follow your nose [colloquial]the footpath follows the riversigue todo recto2.2 (obey)el camino sigue el curso del río(instructions/advice)(order)follow your conscience/hearthaz lo que te diga la conciencia/el corazónExample sentences
Example sentences2.3 (conform to, imitate)
- The instruction was followed immediately as they stepped out in unison before moving one step to the right.
- Edgar immediately followed instruction and we walked passed him.
- I was in a hurry to do this and just blindly followed the instructions.
(fashion)follow her examplethe translation follows the original very closelysigue su ejemplohaz como ellala traducción es muy fiel al originalExample sentences
- We seek to follow Jesus, acknowledging that we are all learners and flawed.
- I reasoned with myself that we had tried to follow God, we had observed the Talmud.
- Now the party of the circumcision would refer to Christians or people who follow Jesus who practice circumcision.
Example sentences2.4 (engage in)
- Shadow Skill slavishly follows the rules of the fighting anime genre as if it expects a test later.
- He said the pilot's decision on silence followed standard procedure and that the government supported it.
- Moreover, the starting and ending points of these cycles follow a pattern related to seasons on Earth.
(trade)trabajar enExample sentences
- Tiger Woods follows Phil Mickelson's example by making a birdie at the 13th, to restore a three-shot lead.
- Ainslie followed Shirley Robertson's lead in claiming Britain's second sailing gold of the Games.
- The Haftorah teaches that Torah will enlighten those who follow King Chiram's example.
- All buses will have to follow diversion routes along Bow Lane, Ringway and Corporation Street on Saturday afternoons.
- Cross the stile in the wall and follow the path running along the north side of Upper Ogden reservoir.
- Turn left at the top of the hill and follow the path along the ridge to Darwen Tower.
- 3 3.1 (pay close attention to)(movement/progress)the deaf man followed my lipsseguir de cercato follow something/somebody with one's eyesel sordo seguía atentamente el movimiento de mis labios3.2 (take interest in)seguir algo/a alguien con la mirada(events/news)mantenerse al tanto de(TV serial)he follows the horseswhich team do you follow?es aficionado a la hípica¿de qué equipo eres (hincha)?Example sentences
- The players are aware that people have followed them all season and they wanted to do it for them as well.
- They followed trends like some people follow sports teams - with this undying devotion.
- Some people follow the cyberpunk genre quite closely, and for them this novel is a must-read.
- Smooth pursuit eye movements are used to follow a moving target that one is looking at directly.
- You almost expect the eye of a painting to follow your every movement.
- Her eyes followed his every movement as he crossed over her legs, crawling over to his side of the bed.
- 4 (understand)(argument/reasoning/speech)do you follow me?¿(me) entiendes?Example sentences
- If I had been in Bradford I would have followed this closely through your columns.
- I think the Vatican is going to be following closely what this document says.
- It is necessary to set out parts of this schedule if the argument is to be followed.
- Dialect is explained so people can follow the speaker's meaning.
- I said I'd prefer to go home and then there was some discussion I couldn't follow much of through my fog but nodded away.
- 1 (come after) See examples: you go first, and I'll followa news bulletin follows in five minutestú ve delante que yo te sigowe'll start with the soup, and have chicken to followdentro de cinco minutos habrá un boletín de noticiasI'm still hungry; is there anything to follow?para empezar tomaremos sopa y después pollowhat follows is a summary of …me he quedado con hambre ¿hay algo más?the winners were as follows …a continuación hay ( or se oirá etc) un resumen de …the letter read as follows …los ganadores fueron …la carta dice así …
- 2 (be logical consequence)that doesn't follow from our premisededucirseseguirsethat doesn't necessarily followno se puede deducir eso de nuestra premisaeso no se sigue de nuestra premisait follows, therefore, that …una cosa no implica la otrait doesn't follow that he's stupid, just because he didn't passde lo que se deduce or se sigue que …que no haya aprobado no quiere decir que sea tonto
- to follow on
- → carry out
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (pursue) See examples: they lack the finance to follow the program through
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