following
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following(
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lo
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ihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (next)
a. siguiente
I am sure you will enjoy the following story.Estoy seguro de que te gustará la siguiente historia.
2. (nautical)
a. en popa
We had smooth seas and a following wind all the way across the channel.Tuvimos mares tranquilos y el viento en popa durante toda la travesía por el canal.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (group of followers)
a. los seguidores
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The singer has a following of over a million users on Twitter.La cantante tiene más de un millón de seguidores en Twitter.
b. los aficionados
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The militant revolutionaries still have a following even after their leader went to jail.Los revolucionarios militantes todavía tienen aficionados aun después de que su líder fuera a la cárcel.
4. (next thing)
a. lo siguiente
The following is a list of options for summer activities.Lo siguiente es una lista de opciones para actividades de verano.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
5. (after or owing to)
a. tras
Following the discovery of a cadaver in the river, a number of police officers arrived from the city.Tras el descubrimiento de un cadáver en el río, varios policías vinieron de la ciudad.
b. después de
Many people are anxious about the future following the referendum result.Muchos están preocupados por el futuro después del resultado del referéndum.
c. luego de
The president asked for calm following the protests.El presidente pidió calma luego de las protestas.
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following
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (general)
a.
the following is the full lista continuación figura la lista completa
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. siguiente
on the following dayal día siguiente
a following windun viento favorable or a favor
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following [ˈfɒləʊɪŋ]
adjective
1 (next) siguiente
a following wind
the following day el día siguiente
his operation was scheduled for the following day
the following day dawned bright and sunny el día siguiente or al día siguiente amaneció con un sol radiante; we saw him again the following day lo volvimos a ver al día siguiente
for an explanation see the following chapter this is explained in the following chapters
2 (favourable) [+wind] en popa
with a following wind con un poco de suerte
with a following wind you could win the competition con un poco de suerte podrías ganar el torneo
With a following wind, all but a tiny handful of franchises will have been sold by next spring He may even, with a following wind, beat them to the nomination
noun
1 (supporters) [of party, movement, person] seguidores (m); partidarios (m); [of product, company] clientes (m); [of TV programme] audiencia (f); seguidores (m); [of sport] afición (f); aficionados (m)
he has a large following in the local community cuenta con numerosos seguidores or partidarios entre la población local
a fundamentalist cleric with a large following in Egypt A rising mass movement attracts and holds a following not by its doctrine and promises but by the refuge it offers from the anxieties, barrenness and meaninglessness of an individual existence I was part of the new American avant-garde known in Paris, and no doubt I had a following of my own Usually inserted beneath the skin pellets of estradiol have begun to have a following in this country after years of use abroad In recent years, its reputation and following have widened to include a good number of return visitors from everywhere in the U.S., Canada, and several foreign countries It is mind-boggling that this marvelous fish was ignored for so long, especially considering the sometimes passionate following it has recently found in New England Staples has been in existence since 1986, and has already gained a loyal following among buyers for small and home offices
the programme has a huge following in the US el programa tiene una enorme audiencia or muchos seguidores en EE.UU.; football has no following here aquí no hay afición por el fútbol
Australian rucby league enjoys a huge following in New Zealand
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the following: he said the following dijo lo siguiente; do you use any of the following? ¿utiliza alguna de estas cosas?; as for hardier plants, the following are all well worth trying por lo que respecta a plantas más resistentes, se puede probar con cualquiera de las siguientes
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