run to earth
Also, run to ground. Track down, find, as in Somehow we have to run those relatives of hers to earth, or It won't be easy, but I'm sure we can run that jewelry to ground. This expression comes from hunting, where hounds run their quarry to the earth or ground, that is, to their lair. Its figurative use dates from the mid-1800s.
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The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The Majesty on high has a colony and a people on earth, which otherwise is under the supremacy of the Evil One.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett