Translation of "pursue" - English-Spanish dictionary

pursue

verb uk /pəˈsjuː/ us /pərˈsu/ present participle pursuing, past tense and past participle pursued

to try to do something over a period of time

dedicarse a, proseguir
She decided to pursue a career in finance.

to follow someone or something, usually to try to catch them

perseguir

(Translation of “pursue” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

pursue

verb /pəˈsjuː/

to follow especially in order to catch or capture; to chase

perseguir
They pursued the thief through the town.

to occupy oneself with (studies, enquiries etc); to continue

seguir, dedicarse a
He is pursuing his studies at university.
pursuer noun

perseguidor
The thief managed to evade his pursuers.
pursuit /pəˈsjuːt/ noun

the act of pursuing

persecución
The thief ran down the street with a policeman in (hot) pursuit.

an occupation or hobby

actividad
holiday pursuits.

(Translation of “pursue” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)