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1chase/ˈtʃeɪs/noun
pluralchases
1chase
/ˈtʃeɪs/
noun
pluralchases
Learner's definition of CHASE  
[count]  : the act of following and trying to catch a person, animal, etc.
[singular]  : an eager attempt to get something
— see also wild goose chase
[count]chiefly British  : steeplechase

cut to the chase

: to go directly to the important points of a story, argument, etc.,

give chase

: to chase someone or something — often + to
2chase/ˈtʃeɪs/verb
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2chase
/ˈtʃeɪs/
verb
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Learner's definition of CHASE  
: to follow and try to catch (someone or something)
[+ object]
[no object]
— + after
: to try very hard to get (someone or something)
[+ object]
[no object]
— + after
   b  : to try to attract (someone) for a romantic or sexual relationship
[+ object]
[no object]
— + after
always followed by an adverb or preposition[+ object]  : to cause (someone or something) to go away

chase down

[phrasal verb]
chase (someone or something) down or chase down (someone or something) 
: to follow and catch (someone or something)
: to search for and find (someone or something)

chase up

[phrasal verb]British
chase (something) up or chase up (something)  : to search for and find (someone or something)
chase (someone) up or chase up (someone)  : to contact or find (someone) usually in order to get something
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