简明英汉词典

follow up
v.
穷追, 把...探究到底, 用继续行动来加强效果

美国传统词典[双解]

follow
fol.low
AHD:[f?l“?]
D.J.[6f%lou]
K.K.[6f$lo]
v.(动词)
fol.lowedfol.low.ingfol.lows
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To come or go after; proceed behind:
跟随:来,跟着;随后进行:
Follow the usher to your seat.
跟随招待员到你的座位上去

(2)

To go after in or as if in pursuit:
追赶:追赶,或好象追踪:
“The wrong she had done followed her and haunted her dream”(Katherine Anne Porter)
“她所做的错事追逐着她,出没于她的梦里”(凯瑟琳·安妮·波特)

(3)

To keep under surveillance:
监视:置于监视下:
followed the suspect for a week before making the arrest.
进行逮捕前监视了嫌疑犯一周

(4)

To move along the course of; take:
沿着…前进:沿着…过程前进;采取:
We followed a path to the shore.
我们沿着这条路走向海滨

(5)

To go in the direction of; be guided by:
顺…方向;由…指引:
followed the sun westward across the plains; followed the signs to the monkey house.
顺着太阳向西穿过平原;顺着标记去猴子的巢穴

(6)

To accept the guidance, command, or leadership of:
听从:接受指引、命令和指导:
follow a spiritual master; rebels who refused to follow their commander.
跟随精神上的指导;拒绝听从命令的反叛者

(7)

To adhere to; practice:
坚持;实践:
followed the ancient customs of their people.
沿袭古代人们的风俗

(8)

To take as a model or precedent; imitate:
仿效:以…为榜样;仿效:
followed her new friends in everything they did; followed my example and resigned.
她模仿新交朋友做的每一件事;他仿效我的例子辞职

(9)

To act in agreement or compliance with; obey:
服从:行为与…一致或依从…:
follow the rules; follow one's instincts.
遵守规则;顺从直觉

(10)

To keep to or stick to:
依据或坚持:
followed the recipe; follow a diet.
依据食谱;坚持节制饮食

(11)

To engage in (a trade or occupation); work at.
从事:从事(某种商业和职业)工作

(12)

To come after in order, time, or position:
接着:按顺序、时间和位置发生:
Night follows day.
夜晚继白天后而来

(13)

To bring something about at a later time than or as a consequence of:
因…而起:随后导致…或产生结果:
She followed her lecture with a question-and-answer period. The band followed its hit record with a national tour.
她用一个问答的方式引起她的演讲。这支乐队通过全国巡回演出来创下了自己的记录

(14)

To occur or be evident as a consequence of:
是…必然的结果:出现或必然结果:
Your conclusion does not follow your premise.
你的结论不是你的前提的必然结果

(15)

To watch or observe closely:
观察,密切注视:
followed the bird through binoculars.
通过望远镜密切观察鸟类

(16)

To be attentive to; pay close heed to:
注意;密切注意:
too sleepy to follow the sermon.
太想睡以至于无法注意说教

(17)

To keep oneself informed of the course, progress, or fortunes of:
了解:使某人明白过程、进展和机会:
follow the stock market; followed the local teams.
了解证券市场;了解本地队的动向

(18)

To grasp the meaning or logic of; understand:
理解:抓住意义或逻辑性;明白:
Do you follow my argument?
你理解我的辩论吗?
v.intr.(不及物动词)

(1)

To come, move, or take place after another person or thing in order or time.
随着:来,移动,在某人或某事之后按顺序或时间发生

(2)

To occur or be evident as a consequence; result:
结果产生:推断,其结果当然是;结果:
If you ignore your diet, trouble will follow.
如果你忽视自己的饮食,必然会遇到麻烦

(3)

To grasp the meaning or reasoning of something; understand.
理解:掌握某事的意义和推理;理解
n.(名词)

(1)

The act or an instance of following.
跟随:跟随的动作或例子

(2)

Games A billiards shot in which the cue ball is struck above center so that it follows the path of the object ball after impact.
【游戏】 随球:打台球时,使母球在击中目标球后继续滚动的一击

常用词组

follow along
To move or proceed in unison or in accord with an example:
遵从,依照:协调地或遵照原例移动或操作:
followed along with the song.
伴随着歌曲

follow through

(1)

Sports To carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball or other object.
【体育运动】 随球:打球或其它物体后,进行自然完成的一击

(2)

To carry an act, a project, or an intention to completion; pursue fully:
坚持到底:贯彻一个行动、项目或完成某项意图;全力追求:
followed through on her promise to reorganize the department.
把诺言贯彻到底,重新组建部门

follow up

(1)

To carry to completion; follow through on:
把…贯彻(干)到底:完成;继续执行:
followed up their recommendations with concrete proposals.
运用具体的建议把计划执行到底

(2)

To increase the effectiveness or enhance the success of by further action:
使更进一步,使更成功:通过进一步行动增加效果或提高成功性:
followed up her interview with a telephone call.
用电话进一步完成面试

习惯用语

as follows
As will be stated next. Used to introduce a specified enumeration, explanation, or command.
(所述):接着将作出说明。用来介绍特定的细目、解释和命令

follow (one's) nose

(1)

To move straight ahead or in a direct path.
径直(而行):直着向前移或沿笔直的路径走

(2)

Informal To be guided by instinct:
【非正式用语】 由直觉指引:
had no formal training but became a success by following his nose.
没有经过正式的培训却凭直觉取得了成功

follow suit

(1)

Games To play a card of the same suit as the one led.
【游戏】 跟牌:由一个人带头,跟一张同样的牌

(2)

To do as another has done; follow an example.
模仿:做别人已经做过的事;以…为例子

语源

(1)

Middle English folowen
中古英语 folowen

(2)

from Old English folgian
源自 古英语 folgian

参考词汇

(1)

followsucceedensueresultsupervene

(2)

These verbs mean to come after something or someone.
这些动词表示跟在某物或某人之后。

(3)

Follow, which has the widest application, can refer to coming after in time or order, as a consequence or result, or by the operation of logic:
Follow 具有最广泛的用途,用来指按时间和顺序产生,或按逻辑操作的影响或结果:
Night follows day.
白天过后是晚上。
If you disregard the doctor's orders, a relapse will follow.
如果你不听从医嘱,病痛就会复发。
Though he disapproves of violence, it doesn't follow that he won't defend himself. To succeed is to come next after another in time or order, especially in planned order determined by considerations such as rank, inheritance, or election:
尽管他反对使用暴力,但这并不意味着他不保护自己。 Succeed 是一个接一个按时间或顺序产生, 尤其是按照如军衔、遗传或选举等考虑计划好的顺序:
“The son of a mandarin has no prescriptive right to succeed his father” (H.G. Wells).
“高级官员的儿子没有法定的权力继承他的父亲: (H.G.威尔斯)。
The heir apparent succeeded to the throne.
法定继承人继承了王位。

(4)

Ensue applies to what follows something, usually as a consequence or by way of logical development:
Ensue 指接着发生某事通常指作为结果是,或按逻辑发展方式发生:
If a forest fire cannot be extinguished, devastation is sure to ensue.
如果森林火灾不能被扑灭,灾害一定会随之发生。

(5)

Result implies that what follows is caused by what has preceded:
Result 暗指已经发生过的事引起的结果:
Failure to file an income tax return can result in a fine.
不能提交收入税回报会导致罚款。

(6)

Supervene, in contrast, refers to the coming after of a thing that has little relation to what has preceded and that is often unexpected:
Supervene 则相反地指一件事的发生与前面发生的事几乎没有关系,通常是不期望的:
“A bad harvest supervened. Distress reached its climax” (Charlotte Bront?).
“极糟的收成接踵而来。悲痛达到了极点” (夏洛蒂·勃朗特)

用法
As follows (not as follow ) is the established form of the idiom, no matter whether the noun that precedes it is singular or plural:
As follows (不是 as follow )是惯用语的构成形式, 而不管前面的名词是单数还是复数形式:
The regulations are as follows.
规则如下所述

现代英汉词典

follow
[5fRlEJ]
vt., vi.

(1)

(常与after连用)跟随
The children followed their mother into the room.
孩子们跟着母亲进了房间。
We shall follow closely the latest advance of the subject in the world.
我们将密切注意世界上这一课题的最新进展。

(2)

沿…前进,顺…前进
We followed the road to the top of the hill.
我们沿着这条路走到了小山顶。
The traffic had to follow a diversion because of an accident on the main road.
"因为大街上发生交通事故,车辆只好改道行驶。"

(3)

接着;随后为
Spring follows winter.
冬去春来。

(4)

从事
He follows the trade of baker.
他从事烤面包行业。

(5)

注视;注意
He followed the speaker's words closely.
他仔细听演讲者的话。

(6)

明白;懂
I didn't follow his line of reasoning.
我不明白他的推理方法。

(7)

密切注意;发生兴趣
He follows all the cricket news.
他密切注意板球赛的新闻。

(8)

听从;服从
The soldiers must follow the officer's orders.
士兵们必须执行军官的命令。
Please follow the instructions on the packet when you take the drug.
吃药时请按照包装上的说明去服用。
Will you follow my advice?
你会听我的忠告吗?

(9)

继之而来;必然是
Disease often follows war.
战争后必然发生疾病。
Plague often follows flood.
水灾以后接着而来的常常是瘟疫。

习惯用语

as follows
如下
The results are as follows...
结果如下…

to follow
下一道菜

常用词组

follow on
继续
I'll be back in a minute. Meanwhile follow on.
"我马上就回来,你们继续干下去好了。"

follow through

(1)

完成;坚持到底
to follow through a plan
实行计划
(= follow out)

(2)

打球后继续完成动作

follow up

(1)

(与with连用)

(2)

贯彻
to follow up a suggestion
贯彻一项建议
"That's an interesting idea, and we'll certainly follow it up."
"那是一个有意义的想法,我们一定要进一步予以研究。"

(3)

追查到底

现代英汉综合大辞典

follow
[5fClEu]
vt.

(1)

跟随; 接着, 发生, 跟着到来

(2)

追赶; 追求

(3)

听从; 遵循; 追随; 信奉

(4)

按照; 仿效

(5)

倾听; 注视; 注意(情况的发展等)

(6)

沿着...前进

(7)

领会; 听懂

(8)

从事; 以...为业

(9)

因...而起; 是...的必然结果

(10)

做...的后继人
follow our own road in developing industry
走自己发展工业的道路
follow the world's affairs
注意世界局势
follow this road to the mountain
沿着这条路上山
follow the sea
当水手
follow the law
做律师
I do not quite follow you.
我听不大懂你的话。

词性变化

follow
[5fClEu]
vi.
跟随, 随着; 接着; 结果产生; 随后
You go first and I'll follow.
你先走, 我跟着就来。

follow
[5fClEu]
n.

(1)

跟随; 追随

(2)

(台球中)使击中的球在击中目的球后继续滚动的一击

(3)

(在饭店里)添加的半份菜

继承用法

follow-in
n.
跟进抢篮板球

follow-my-leader
n.
模仿领头人的动作, 错者受罚的一种游戏

follow-on
n.
随后发生的事情; 继任者

词性变化

follow
[5fClEu]
adj.
后继的; 随后发生的

follow-rest
n.
跟刀架

follow-scene
n.
【摄】跟镜头场面, 移动摄影

follow-through
n.
完成球棒击球后的弧形动作; 继续进行(到底)

follow-up
adj.
重复的, 继续的; 继续进行的
n.
继续采取的行动[发生的事情]; 连续广告(或推销)法; 与病人保持联系; (对已发表的新闻的)补充报道; 跟踪; 硬反馈; 跟踪装置

followable
adj.

习惯用语

as follows
如下

in what follows
在下文中

it follows that
由此得出结论..., 因而断定...

It reads as follows.
全文如下。

follow about
跟踪, 尾随

follow sb. about
跟踪, 尾随

follow after
紧跟; 力求达到

follow from
是从[根据]...得...出的

follow home
穷追, 追根到底

follow on
紧跟着; 继续下去

follow out
把.....追究到底; 全部执行

follow throgh
坚持到底, 贯彻到底

follow up

(1)

紧追不舍; 穷追

(2)

继续下去

(3)

随访(在诊断或治疗后与病人保持联系)

(4)

补充(讲话); 续载(新闻, 小说等)

(5)

(足球队员)靠进(盘球人)作为后援

特殊用法

active follow
主动跟踪

contact follow
【电】触点追随

spring follow
弹性随动件, 随动簧

参考词汇
follow     ensue     succeed     result    
都含“跟随”、“接踵而至”的意思。

(1)

follow系常用词, 指“继之而来或继之而去”, 如:
Springfollows winter.
冬去春来。

(2)

ensue为正式用语, 指“随之引起”或“接着发生(...的结果)”, 如:
Clouds appeared and rain ensued.
云来雨至。

(3)

succeed 强调“时间、顺序上随之而来”、“接替某人[物]”, 如:
He was not willing to succeed his father as manager of the business .
他不愿继承父亲任公司经理。

(4)

result指“前者和后者之间是因果关系”, 如:
Superstition results from ignorance.
迷信产生于无知。
precede    

美国传统词典

follow
fol.low
AHD:[f?l“?]
D.J.[6f%lou]
K.K.[6f$lo]
v.
fol.lowed, fol.low.ing, fol.lows
v.tr.

(1)

To come or go after; proceed behind:
Follow the usher to your seat.

(2)

To go after in or as if in pursuit:
“The wrong she had done followed her and haunted her dream”(Katherine Anne Porter)

(3)

To keep under surveillance:
followed the suspect for a week before making the arrest.

(4)

To move along the course of; take:
We followed a path to the shore.

(5)

To go in the direction of; be guided by:
followed the sun westward across the plains; followed the signs to the monkey house.

(6)

To accept the guidance, command, or leadership of:
follow a spiritual master; rebels who refused to follow their commander.

(7)

To adhere to; practice:
followed the ancient customs of their people.

(8)

To take as a model or precedent; imitate:
followed her new friends in everything they did; followed my example and resigned.

(9)

To act in agreement or compliance with; obey:
follow the rules; follow one's instincts.

(10)

To keep to or stick to:
followed the recipe; follow a diet.

(11)

To engage in (a trade or occupation); work at.

(12)

To come after in order, time, or position:
Night follows day.

(13)

To bring something about at a later time than or as a consequence of:
She followed her lecture with a question-and-answer period. The band followed its hit record with a national tour.

(14)

To occur or be evident as a consequence of:
Your conclusion does not follow your premise.

(15)

To watch or observe closely:
followed the bird through binoculars.

(16)

To be attentive to; pay close heed to:
too sleepy to follow the sermon.

(17)

To keep oneself informed of the course, progress, or fortunes of:
follow the stock market; followed the local teams.

(18)

To grasp the meaning or logic of; understand:
Do you follow my argument?
v.intr.

(1)

To come, move, or take place after another person or thing in order or time.

(2)

To occur or be evident as a consequence; result:
If you ignore your diet, trouble will follow.

(3)

To grasp the meaning or reasoning of something; understand.
n.

(1)

The act or an instance of following.

(2)

Games A billiards shot in which the cue ball is struck above center so that it follows the path of the object ball after impact.

常用词组

follow along
To move or proceed in unison or in accord with an example:
followed along with the song.

follow through

(1)

Sports To carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball or other object.

(2)

To carry an act, a project, or an intention to completion; pursue fully:
followed through on her promise to reorganize the department.

follow up

(1)

To carry to completion; follow through on:
followed up their recommendations with concrete proposals.

(2)

To increase the effectiveness or enhance the success of by further action:
followed up her interview with a telephone call.

习惯用语

as follows
As will be stated next. Used to introduce a specified enumeration, explanation, or command.

follow (one's) nose

(1)

To move straight ahead or in a direct path.

(2)

Informal To be guided by instinct:
had no formal training but became a success by following his nose.

follow suit

(1)

Games To play a card of the same suit as the one led.

(2)

To do as another has done; follow an example.

语源

(1)

Middle English folowen

(2)

from Old English folgian

参考词汇

(1)

follow, succeed, ensue, result, supervene

(2)

These verbs mean to come after something or someone.

(3)

Follow, which has the widest application, can refer to coming after in time or order, as a consequence or result, or by the operation of logic:
Night follows day.
If you disregard the doctor's orders, a relapse will follow.
Though he disapproves of violence, it doesn't follow that he won't defend himself. To succeed is to come next after another in time or order, especially in planned order determined by considerations such as rank, inheritance, or election:
“The son of a mandarin has no prescriptive right to succeed his father” (H.G. Wells).
The heir apparent succeeded to the throne.

(4)

Ensue applies to what follows something, usually as a consequence or by way of logical development:
If a forest fire cannot be extinguished, devastation is sure to ensue.

(5)

Result implies that what follows is caused by what has preceded:
Failure to file an income tax return can result in a fine.

(6)

Supervene, in contrast, refers to the coming after of a thing that has little relation to what has preceded and that is often unexpected:
“A bad harvest supervened. Distress reached its climax” (Charlotte Bront?).

用法
As follows (not as follow ) is the established form of the idiom, no matter whether the noun that precedes it is singular or plural:
The regulations are as follows.

英汉船舶大词典

follow up
n.随动,硬反馈

英汉电力大词典

follow up
n.跟踪;n.随动,继起,随动跟踪

英汉电信大词典

follow up
n.随动,继起

英汉地质大词典

follow up
n.跟踪,跟踪装置

英汉纺织大词典

follow up
n.随动,跟踪,硬反馈

英汉广播大词典

follow up
n.跟摄,跟镜头

英汉航海大词典

follow up
vt.坚决贯穿,把...追究到底

英汉化学大词典

follow up
vt.贯彻到底,把...追究到底

英汉经贸大词典

follow up
n.进度控制,后续措施,追踪

英汉计算机大词典

follow up
跟踪,继续进行

英汉建筑大词典

follow up
n.跟踪,跟踪装置

英汉消防大词典

follow up
增援(人员和设备)

英汉冶金大词典

follow up
n.跟踪,随动

英汉医学大词典

follow up
n.随后的

英汉中医大词典

follow up
n.接着的,继续的

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