follow through on/with

idiom

1
: to complete (an activity or process that has been started)
He doesn't follow through on his good intentions.
We feared they would follow through on/with their threat.
2
sports : to complete a stroke or swing
You should follow through on your backhand.

Examples of follow through on/with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web College debt is a major 2024 campaign issue for young voters, and many were left disappointed when Biden couldn't follow through on his pledge to cancel $10,000 to $20,000 in debt last year after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned his sweeping debt relief policy. Cheyenne Haslett, ABC News, 28 June 2024 Although experts are divided on whether Mr. Modi will follow through on his promises, these changes are fostering hope for some semblance of political agency and stability in Kashmir. Fahad Shah, The Christian Science Monitor, 27 June 2024 That follow through on her offseason goals led to drastic improvement for her and the Vikings. Jacob Steinberg, Baltimore Sun, 26 June 2024 Set a firm limit and follow through with a consequence, says Dr. Fulton. Sarah Vanbuskirk, Parents, 26 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for follow through on/with 

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“Follow through on/with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/follow%20through%20on%2Fwith. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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