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Idioms and Phrases

Pursue, as in The police gave chase to the robber . [c. 1700]

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One of the other cops fired three times and those who were still able to give chase did.

His solution last season was to give Chase a big flop and make him work superhard (by Chase's standards, anyway) for a comeback.

Some he ordered off to the stables to get horses, for if Garnache had survived his leap and swum the moat, they must give chase.

He proposed that I might pilot the two-seater while he followed and pretended to give chase in an Albatross scout.

One of the commanders asked permission to give chase, but Decatur signaled back "Do nothing to excite suspicion."

Not a single animal was left for the garrison or the trappers upon which to give chase.

Three booksellers give chase, and catch Heaven knows what, three foolish forgotten names.


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