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2010.09.14 (Review of 2007.03.16 edition)

Here's one very important facet of a strong work ethic!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: イディオム
FOLLOW THROUGH   (計画、約束などを)守り抜く、最後までやり通す

Explanation

  • To follow through is to take action that has been planned, promised, suggested, etc., or to continue doing something, especially until it's finished.
  • follow through とは、計画、約束、提案したことを行動に移す、また、特に、ひとつのことが完了するまで何かを継続して行う、という意味です。

FOLLOW THROUGH

examples

  1. I agree that Hank has a lot of good ideas, but unfortunately he never follows through with any of them.
  2. Customer retention is all about following through on promises. If you say you're going to do something, you'd better do it.
  3. I made some New Year's resolutions in January, but haven't been able to keep them. I think that next year I'm going to make a resolution to follow through on my resolutions!
  4. Jack is off to a great start in the company golf tournament. I just hope he can follow through and win 1st place.

英会話レッスンCongratulations on going the distance with us today! Take care!