And rarely—for the very worst migraine episodes—I will follow up by taking a Tylenol with codeine.
And he will follow up Sunday by going to Newtown and visiting with family members of those who were killed.
His visit also included a reciprocal invitation that the pope plans to follow up on in late May.
Many worry Pyongyang may follow up the rocket launch with a nuclear test, as it did in 2009.
After I learned he was back on the speaking circuit, I made several attempts to follow up by email and by phone.
And then did you write a second letter to follow up the first one?
Money was needful to extricate him from this drudgery and let him follow up his aspirations.
Of course, if you mean to follow up photography you ought to learn how to do these little things for yourself.
Was it worth while to follow up the idea of starting a cotton market?
"I will treat him kindly," he said, seeking to follow up his advantage.
also follow-up, 1923, originally in the argot of personnel management, from verbal phrase follow up (1847).
Old English folgian, fylgan "follow, accompany; follow after, pursue," also "obey, apply oneself to a practice or calling," from West Germanic *fulg- (cf. Old Saxon folgon, Old Frisian folgia, Middle Dutch volghen, Dutch volgen, Old High German folgen, German folgen, Old Norse fylgja "to follow").
Probably originally a compound, *full-gan with a sense of "full-going;" the sense then shifting to "serve, go with as an attendant" (cf. fulfill). Related: Followed; following. To follow one's nose "go straight on" first attested 1590s. "The full phrase is, 'Follow your nose, and you are sure to go straight.' " [Farmer].
: What's the logical follow-through to what he said?
To carry on with the next useful action; finish an action completely; pursue: Follow up these hints, and you'll find the answer (1940s+)