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English definition of “run sb/sth to ground”

run sb/sth to ground

(UK also run sb/sth to earth)
to find someone or something after a lot of searching and problems: Detectives finally ran the terrorists to ground in an apartment building in Chicago.Finding and discovering
(Definition of run sb/sth to ground from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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