chase off


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chase off

To drive something or someone away from a place or from oneself. After John left the front door open, a stray dog came in and I had to chase it off!
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Simonsig A series of minor issues kept the exciting winner of the 2013 Racing Post Arkle Chase off the course for what seemed an eternity, but he returned from a 970-day absence to finish second to Bobs Worth over hurdles at Aintree and is as short as 4-1 to win the Tingle Creek next month on his anticipated return to fences.
Nicky Richards' gelding landed the big handicap chase off a mark of 157 last year before putting in some fine efforts at the highest level later in the campaign.
In reply, Ahli Bank got their chase off to a stunning start with the opening pair of Manoj (102 runs, 56 balls) and Imran (40 runs, 22 balls) putting on 96 runs in just eight overs.
Kevin Pietersen, in particular, and Craig Kieswetter had got England's chase off to a handy start in an opening stand of 48.
Kevin Pietersen, in particular, and Craig Kieswetter got England's chase off to a handy start in an opening stand of 48.
Kevin Riley, 28, used the weapon to chase off a gang of teenagers who were swearing at his mum.
However, it is left to just three men to chase off more than 15 lions so they can steal the wildebeest meal for themselves.
He disclosed that the police in a chase off arrested one attacker in injured condition.
Young bears typically emerge from the Southern California mountains in May and June, when mother bears chase off their maturing offspring to have more young, Wall said.
Not since the days of Desert Orchid had a horse won a chase off a handicap rating as high as this (176), but Timmy Murphy was always going smoothly.
A DOG helped chase off a burglar who was wandering around a Warwickshire house.
There is comfort - and a choice of sales incentives on offer at Kings Chase off Weeford Road in Sutton Coldfield.
We were willing to "invest" billions on defense spending to chase off that other bear and deter the speculative threat of an enemy who at least could be reasoned with.
In spite of their delicate appearance, avocets will chase off any other bird that comes too close with loud, ringing "kluit" calls.
This may sound amazing but it is a fact that a fed squirrel will become territory dominant and then will chase off all other squirrels except his mate when she is with him during the mating season.