Meaning of “go after sth” in the English Dictionary

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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 /ɡəʊ/ us 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)

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