follow

follow
'foləu 1. verb
1) (to go or come after: I will follow (you).) følge (etter), forfølge
2) (to go along (a road, river etc): Follow this road.) følge, ta
3) (to understand: Do you follow (my argument)?) følge (med i), forstå, fatte
4) (to act according to: I followed his advice.) følge, rette seg etter
- following 2. adjective
1) (coming after: the following day.) (på)følgende
2) (about to be mentioned: You will need the following things.) følgende
3. preposition
(after; as a result of: Following his illness, his hair turned white.) etter
4. pronoun
(things about to be mentioned: You must bring the following - pen, pencil, paper and rubber.) følgende
- follow up
verb \/ˈfɒləʊ\/
1) følge (etter), komme etter, etterfølge
if you follow this road you'll find the house
om du følger denne veien, vil du finne huset
one misfortune followed upon another
den ene ulykken fulgte etter den andre
go on ahead and I'll follow
gå i forveien, så kommer jeg etter
2) forfølge, skygge
we are being followed
vi blir skygget
3) følge, være en følge av
disease often follows malnutrition
sykdom er ofte en følge av feilernæring
because he is good, it does not follow that he is wise
selv om han er snill, er det ikke dermed sagt at han er klok
4) følge, handle etter, rette seg etter
please follow his advice
vær så snill å følge rådet hans
5) være, tilbringe sin tid med
she follows the law
hun er jurist
I follow the sea
jeg er på sjøen
6) følge (med øynene eller i tankene)
they followed her movements
de fulgte med på hennes bevegelser
7) følge med, holde tritt med, forstå
he spoke so fast that I couldn't follow him
han snakket så fort at jeg ikke klarte å følge med
do you follow me?
skjønner du?
8) følge, imitere, kopiere
he follows the latest fads
han følger siste skrik
as follows på følgende måte, som følger
follow from følge (ut) fra, vise seg av
it follows from their questions that they know nothing
det følger ut fra spørsmålene deres at de ikke vet noe
follow on fortsette ta over, følge etter, fortsette
Jane followed on Peter's work
Jane fortsatte Peters arbeid
(cricket, om lag, også follow-on) fortsette spillet etter en inneomgang
follow one's nose senose
follow out fullføre, gjennomføre, sette ut i livet
follow suit sesuit
follow the multitude semultitude
follow through (sport, om slag) fortsette (om handling eller oppgave) fullføre
follow up følge nøye med, følge opp
he followed up his call by a letter
han fulgte opp besøket sitt med et brev
fortsette med, forfølge (en sak, et tema)
she followed up with several questions about them
hun fortsatte med flere spørsmål om dem
fullføre, sluttføre
follow with følge opp med
she follows the agreement with several meetings
hun følger opp avtalen med flere møter
to follow etter, etterpå
with dinner to follow
med middag etterpå
letter to follow
brev følger

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