Definition of follow up in English:

follow up

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phrasal verb

  • also follow something up, follow up somethingPursue or investigate something further.

    ‘I decided to follow up the letters with phone calls’
    • ‘I'd like to follow up on something you said that intrigued me’
    • ‘My contention is they didn't follow it up or investigate any of it further.’
    • ‘Our patients are part of an ongoing investigation, and they were followed up prospectively as part of their clinical evaluation process.’
    • ‘We carry out annual inspections and there are also spot checks and any complaints are followed up.’
    • ‘An eminent medical investigator followed it up a year later.’
    • ‘Hope Hospital is investigating why the first smear was not followed up and Claire was told she could not have cancer.’
    • ‘Every decade they will be followed up so that scientists can study which groups of patients go on to develop conditions such as cancer or heart disease.’
    • ‘Five were found to be playing truant and their cases will be followed up by education welfare officers.’
    • ‘Any site brought to our attention is followed up immediately and legal proceedings initiated where appropriate.’
    • ‘Your task is to follow up with the progress of each task and keep everyone on the same page.’
    • ‘Sabina excelled in her GCSE exams and now hopes to follow up her current course with a beautician course before going to university.’
    investigate, research, find out about, look into, dig into, delve into, make inquiries into, inquire about, ask questions about, pursue, chase up