follow-through love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or an instance of following through: a book promotion campaign with no follow-through.
  • n. Sports The concluding part of a stroke, after a ball or other object has been hit or released.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The continuance or completion of a project
  • n. The continued action of a stroke, or of the delivery of a ball, after it has been hit or released

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Carrying a process, plan, or project to full completion. The term usually is used in reference to the period after some point in time at which the actor is given freedom to pursue the project.
  • n. The remainder of a stroke with a club, bat, or racket after the ball has been hit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In golf, the course described by the club in the swing after the ball is struck.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. carrying some project or intention to full completion
  • n. the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion
  • v. pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
  • v. carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball


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