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in hot pursuit

following someone closely, trying hard to catch them: The gang drove off, with the police in hot pursuit.
(Definition of in hot pursuit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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in hot pursuit

eagerly trying to get someone or something: He drove off, with the police in hot pursuit. Reporters from the Times were in hot pursuit of the story.
(Definition of in hot pursuit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in hot pursuit”
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧紧追赶…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊緊追趕…
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