follow up on (something)

idiom

Definition of follow up on (something)

chiefly US
1 : to try to get more information about (something) The police followed up on the leads.
2 : to do something in response to (something) : to take appropriate action about (something) He says that the police failed to follow up on his complaints.

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“Follow up on (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/follow%20up%20on%20%28something%29. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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