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    Talking follow up/ follow / follow on

    If someone has expressed something / asked a question... and I want to build on that can I say

    a) Following up on her point/question...
    b) Following that point/question
    c) Following on her point/question

    Which of the above is/are correct? If none of the above, how can we use 'follow' to express this meaning?

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    Re: follow up/ follow / follow on

    "Follow-up" would be used if you wish to build on the initial question. The question should remain within the context.

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    Re: follow up/ follow / follow on

    Thanks,

    I know you can say, as a follow-up, I...
    In this case, follow-up functions as a noun

    How do you use it as a verb like a/b/c and which is/are correct, if any?

    Thanks again

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    Re: follow up/ follow / follow on

    "To follow on from"

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    Re: follow up/ follow / follow on

    Quote Originally Posted by Tedwonny View Post
    If someone has expressed something / asked a question... and I want to build on that can I say

    a) Following up on her point/question...
    b) Following that point/question
    c) Following on her point/question

    Which of the above is/are correct? If none of the above, how can we use 'follow' to express this meaning?
    I must be missing something with the replies, because these all sound fine to me

    For C), I might instead say:

    Following her point/question
    or
    Building on her point/question

    I might also say

    To her point, ...

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