follow

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follow is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
follow

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
follow

Third-person singular
follows

Past tense
followed

Past participle
followed

Present participle
following

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If the first thing occurs after the second, thing the first thing follows a second thing.
    Every year summer always follows spring.
  2. (transitive & intransitive) If a first thing goes behind a second thing, the first thing follows the second.
    A dog that is trained well should always follow its owner.

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