following

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɒləʊɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfɑloʊɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(folō ing)


WordReference English Collocations © 2020

following

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [strong, dedicated, loyal] following
  2. [has, commands] a [strong] following
  3. the [politician, actor, band] has a [strong] following
  4. built up a [strong] following
  5. a [strong] following of [fans, members, employees]
  6. a [strong] following in [Asia]
  7. pay attention to the following
  8. see the following for (more details)
  9. [review, study, summarize] the following
  10. the following [describes, illustrates, shows]
  11. the following have been [selected, chosen] for
  12. [except, apart from, barring] the following
adj
  1. the following [day, appointment, week]
  2. the following [article, page, steps, details, announcement]
  3. please [see, read, consult] the following [article]
  4. [provide, send] us the following [information, form]:
  5. the following [day, week, weekend, month]
  6. the following [footsteps, winds]
prep
  1. [arrested, caught] following a [robbery, chase, manhunt]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

follow

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. follow your [dreams, heart]
  2. follow a [car, taxi, suspect, player]
  3. follow [the rules, the directions, these instructions, these steps, the guidelines]
  4. follow the [road, highway] to
  5. followed her home
  6. followed them into [town, the building, the forest]
  7. follow his [example, lead, advice]
  8. follow the [conversation, logic]
  9. follow the [leader, vehicle in front]
  10. [easy, difficult, hard] to follow
  11. [do, could] not follow (what he was saying)
  12. could not follow the [match, argument, proceedings, movie]
  13. (please) follow me
  14. please follow [up, through]
  15. follow up with [the project, your employee]
  16. follow through with the [project, work]
  17. follow in order
  18. following on from [our conversation, yesterday's meeting]
  19. followed by another
  20. [flooding, panic] followed the [storm, tidal wave]
  21. there followed a [brief silence, long period]
  22. (fail to) follow suit
  23. [must, have to] follow suit
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