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run after sth

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
to try very hard to get or achieve something: She has spent her life running after fame and fortune.
Translations of “run after sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 對…孜孜以求, 努力追求…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对…孜孜以求, 努力追求…
(Definition of run after sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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