chase sb up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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chase sb up

informal
phrasal verb with chase uk   us   /tʃeɪs/ verb
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.
(Definition of chase sb up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chase sb up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 催促,提醒(某人实践诺言)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 催促,提醒(某人實踐諾言)…
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