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"go after sth" in British English

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go after sth

informal
phrasal verb with go uk   /ɡəʊ/  us   /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
(Definition of go after sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"go after sth" in Business English

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go after sth

phrasal verb with go uk   us   /ɡəʊ/ verb (going, went, gone)
informal to ​try to get something: Are you ​planning to go after Paul's ​job when he ​leaves?
(Definition of go after sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go after sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 追逐, 追求, 谋求…
in Chinese (Traditional) 追逐, 追求, 謀求…
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