[fol-oh-throo, -throo]
the completion of a motion, as in the stroke of a tennis racket.
the portion of such a motion after the ball has been hit.
the act of continuing a plan, project, scheme, or the like to its completion.

1895–1900; noun use of verb phrase follow through Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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1. carrying some project or intention to full completion; "I appreciated his follow-through on his promise" 
2. the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion; "his follow-through was straight down the line toward the target"; "squash can be dangerous if your opponent has a long follow-through" 
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Example sentences
Worse, there is no discussion with the line manager about implications or
The prime minister has earned something of a reputation for grand gestures and
  promises with little follow-through.
The eighth was waved off because he stepped over the line on his follow-through.
Clients expect follow-through when they've paid for your products or services.
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