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English definition of “chase”

chase

verb (TRY TO GET)    /tʃeɪs/
C2 [T] to try to get something that is difficult to get or achieve: It's depressing how many people there are chasing so few jobs. After years of chasing her dreams, she finally got a part in a film.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness [I or T] to try very hard to persuade someone to have a relationship with you: She's always chasing (after) men.Finding a partner
(Definition of chase verb (TRY TO GET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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