(In golf, cricket, and other sports) continue the movement of a stroke after the ball has been struck.
- 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.
1Continuation of the movement of a bat, racket, or club after striking a ball.
- 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.
1.1The continuing of an action or task to its conclusion: the firm assures follow-through on all aspects of the contract
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of follow through in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan