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English definition of “chase sb up”

chase sb up

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with chase   /tʃeɪs/ us  
to ask someone to do something that they promised to do but that have not yet done: If you don't hear from the builders this week, make sure you chase them up. I must chase my flatmate up about those bills and see if she paid them.
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