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 Meanings and Examples of FOLLOW
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follow
 v.  move along after someone or something, or to move along a route or path
 v.  happen or come after something
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  No one would dare to follow us.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
2  You bet I'll follow him, if it's dark, Huck.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
3  No, he would stick to their wake and follow them; he would trust to the darkness for security from discovery.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
4  I was going to follow around, but I stooped down to look at the tracks first.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
5  I says to myself, they'll follow the track of that sackful of rocks to the shore and then drag the river for me.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
6  Then the giant picked up a stone and threw it so high that the eye could scarcely follow it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
7  So she took another hearty drink, and let the second chicken follow the first.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER GRETEL
8  Living, my best friends would avoid my house; dead, all Marseilles will follow me in tears to my last home.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
9  He continued to follow the path to the glade; but, to his great surprise, Carlini arrived almost as soon as himself.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
10  Franz felt it would be ridiculous not to follow his two companions' example.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
11  Not so," replied Danglars; "your advice is wrong, so I shall not follow it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
12  Let us leave the banker driving his horses at their fullest speed, and follow Madame Danglars in her morning excursion.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney.
13  Yes, for I can follow you no farther, and I only stop at the foot of the scaffold.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 80. The Accusation.
14  The audience felt that a startling revelation was to follow this ominous prelude.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
15  Beppo got in, inviting the Frenchman to follow him, and he did not wait to be asked twice.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  One factor contributing to this malaise is the buildup of lactic acid in the muscles that can follow heavy drinking.
17  I had a nasty feeling that he would follow me.
18  Only dead fish follow the flow.
19  The leadership has been unwilling to follow through the implications of these ideas.
20  The leader beckoned the others to follow her.
21  I don't quite follow you, sir.
22  She used to follow after him wherever he went.
23  We don't need people who follow the rules.
24  I'll lead; you must follow me.
25  She hired a private detective to follow her husband.
26  They are individuals; they will not follow the herd.
27  May success and happiness follow you throughout the year.
28  Men don't follow titles, they follow courage.
29  It is easier to give good counsel than to follow it.
30  Follow pleasure and it will flee thee; flee pleasure and it will follow thee.