['foləu] 1. verb
1) (to go or come after: I will follow (you).) seguir
2) (to go along (a road, river etc): Follow this road.) seguir
3) (to understand: Do you follow (my argument)?) compreender
4) (to act according to: I followed his advice.) seguir
- following 2. adjective
1) (coming after: the following day.) seguinte
2) (about to be mentioned: You will need the following things.) seguinte
3. preposition
(after; as a result of: Following his illness, his hair turned white.) a seguir a
4. pronoun
(things about to be mentioned: You must bring the following - pen, pencil, paper and rubber.) seguinte
- follow up
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[f'ɔlou] n 1 seguimento. 2 perseguição, ato de seguir. • vt+vi 1 seguir, ir atrás de, marchar ou caminhar após, em seguimento, vir depois, suceder uma coisa a outra, suceder no lugar de alguém. the talk will be followed by a song / o discurso será seguido por um canto. 2 resultar de, seguir-se, provir, resultar, inferir-se, concluir-se, deduzir-se. it follows that / segue-se que, logo, portanto. 3 ir ao longo de, continuar. 4 escoltar, acompanhar, servir, atender. 5 perseguir, caçar, dar caça a. 6 imitar, tomar como modelo, proceder em harmonia com, seguir o exemplo de, guiar-se por, abandonar-se a, observar, usar, obedecer a. she follows the fashion / ela acompanha a moda. 7 observar, seguir com os olhos, acompanhar com atenção. 8 visar, correr no encalço de, ter a mira em, tomar o partido de, aderir a, abraçar-se a, compreender. 9 exercer (profissão), dar-se a, dedicar-se a. he follows a profession / ele exerce uma profissão. they follow after him / eles seguem-no. 10 seguir-se, resultar. it follows from this / resulta disso. as follows como se segue. do you follow me? compreende-me? follow my advice! siga o meu conselho! follow-up letter carta lembrete. I don’t follow you não o compreendo. the next followed close o seguinte foi logo atrás. to follow about/around/round seguir por toda parte. to follow close upon seguir de perto. to follow in someone’s steps seguir os passos, ir na cola de alguém. to follow on a) continuar ininterruptamente. b) seguir-se após uma pausa. c) resultar de. to follow one’s nose ir pelo faro. to follow one’s pleasure dar-se ao deleite. to follow out levar ao cabo, levar até o fim. to follow suit servir o naipe jogado. to follow the law estudar leis, seguir a carreira de advogado. to follow the plough dedicar-se à lavoura. to follow through completar, chegar ao fim sem fraquejar. to follow up a) seguir de perto, seguir persistentemente. b) chegar ao fim, levar avante. c) reforçar. trade follows the flag o comércio segue a bandeira.

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