follow-through
follow-through follow-through n. 1. Carrying a process, plan, or project to full completion; as, I appreciated his follow-through on his promise. The term usually is used in reference to the period after some point in time at which the actor is given freedom to pursue the project. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. (Golf, Baseball, Tennis) The remainder of a stroke with a club, bat, or racket after the ball has been hit. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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