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verb as in understand

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The 289-page satire follows Morris Feldstein, a pharmaceutical salesman who gets seduced by a lonely receptionist.

As it currently stands, the Via Dolorosa follows the account given in the Gospel of John.

The memoir follows Oswalt from 1995 to 1999 as he was starting out on his comedy career in Los Angeles.

And in this way, it follows not what Angry Birds became, but how it began.

The documentary also follows the fortunes of Consuelo Yznaga, later Duchess of Manchester.

With childlike confidence he follows the advice of some more or less honest dealer.

Then follows an account of the life of the Jesuit prisoners, in Virginia and England.

This slaughter is accompanied by the tabagie and what follows it—namely, the singing and dancing.

High rent, says the economist, does not make big prices: it merely follows as a consequence or result of them.

One way is as follows:—“Hear the sledges with the bells—silver bells.”


On this page you'll find 184 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to follows, such as: pursue, supervene, supersede, displace, replace, and succeed.

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