- Coming after or as a result of: police are hunting for two men following a spate of robberies in the areaMore example sentences
- A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following the latest spate of shootings in Sheffield.
- People are asked to be extra vigilant following a spate of serious burglaries and thefts all over the county.
- Stow bank users should be on their guard following a spate of card cloning incidents at an ATM machine in the town.
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- 1A body of supporters or admirers: he attracted a worldwide followingMore example sentences
- They developed powerful grassroots followings who supported their idealism and gave them currency with the media.
- Certainly, we know that winning athletic teams have huge followings and many supporters.
- Having high, positive expectations is a key variable that separates instructors who have devoted followings from those who don't.
- 2 (the following) [treated as singular or plural] What follows or comes next: the following are both grammatically correct sentencesMore example sentences
- Another thing that came out of the discussion was the following: why bother blogging in the first place?
- The problems experienced by or with each item of Cold End Equipment included the following.
- Following is a summary of state legislative issues addressed by AORN in 2004.
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- 1Next in time: the following day there was a ceremony in St. Peter’s SquareMore example sentences
- The following season also brought success as Corinthians won the league in addition to best defence award.
- So on one hand they demand loyalty, but on the other hand they also want their team to be successful in the following season.
- Her second marathon in Paris the following year was more successful.
- 1.1About to be mentioned: you are required to provide us with the following informationMore example sentences
below, further on; these• formal hereunder, hereinafter
- In the hope that education might be the answer, I offer the following information.
- The prior notice must be submitted electronically and contain the following information.
- The following information is general in nature and should not be taken as personal professional advice.
- 2(Of a wind or sea) blowing or moving in the same direction as the course of a vehicle or vessel.More example sentences
- With a following wind, a pilot could easily find his airspeed dropping below stalling speed.
- Later on a following wind caused some adrenaline shoves at the start.
- The high quality event took place in following winds that propelled most of the finalists to big jumps.