This is a country that more or less invented the basic ground rules for the pursuit of happiness.
The pursuit of happiness is a double-edged sword; self-reliance often bleeds into selfishness.
So we salute you, Mr. Fielder, even as we continue to huff and puff at the gym in pursuit of those rippling ridges.
The reason: they think Murdoch won't be easily deterred and will continue his pursuit.
I shirked duty in pursuit of a good sleep, incurring her wrath this morning.
I felt my way down the wide, dark staircase in my pursuit of zephyrs.
The pursuit of gainful effort is as old as the existence of man on earth.
But every one of the five felt that they were safe, at least for the present, from pursuit.
All citizens were liable to be called to aid in the pursuit and arrest of a fugitive.
We did not continue the pursuit that day, because we were very tired.
late 14c., "persecution," also "action of pursuit," from Anglo-French purseute, from Old French porsuite "a search, pursuit" (14c., Modern French poursuite), from porsivre (see pursue). Sense of "one's profession, recreation, etc." first recorded 1520s. As a type of track cycling race from 1938.