Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “chase” en inglés

See all translations

chase

verb uk   /tʃeɪs/ us  

chase verb (FOLLOW)

B2 [I or T] to hurry after someone or something in order to catch him, her, or it: The police car was going so fast, it must have been chasing someone. She was chasing (after) a man who had snatched her bag.
More examples

chase verb (MOVE FAST)

[I usually + adv/prep] to hurry or run in various directions: She couldn't study with the children chasing around the house.

chase verb (TRY TO GET)

C2 [T] to try to get something that is difficult to get or achieve: It's depressing how many people there are chasing so few jobs. After years of chasing her dreams, she finally got a part in a film. [I or T] to try very hard to persuade someone to have a relationship with you: She's always chasing (after) men.

chase verb (GET RID OF)

B2 [T + adv/prep] to run after a person or an animal in a threatening way in order to make him, her, or it leave: He used to chase the children away from his apple trees. She's always chasing cats out of the garden to protect her precious birds.
Phrasal verbs

chase

noun [C] uk   /tʃeɪs/ us  
the act of going after someone or something very quickly in order to catch him, her, or it: a tedious movie with endless car/police chases
(Definition of chase from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de chase
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “chase” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

white Christmas

a Christmas when it snows

Palabra del día

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Aprende más 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Aprende más