chase down

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chase down

1. To search for and find someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "chase" and "down." After an hour, the police were finally able to chase the criminal down. I went to five different hardware stores to chase down that part for the heater.
2. To drink two things in quick succession. A noun or pronoun can be used between "chase" and "down." Here, you'll need this to chase that shot down. It helps if you let them chase down the medicine with apple juice.
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chase someone or something down

to track down and seize someone or something. Larry set out to chase the pickpocket down. The police chased down the suspect.
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Teams will want to chase us down but we knew if we were to show we were genuine about doing something in this campaign we would have to come here to Belgium and get something.
Teams will want to chase us down but we knew if we were to show we were serious about doing something in this campaign we would have to come here and get something.
It's great that we are forced to clearly document--and can retrieve test results, and that it is all legible, but we spend less time in the "meaningful use" interaction with the patient, and the overall result is enslavement to the computer and the clock, and one puts in whatever is needed for billing and closure of the record, so the computer doesn't chase us down and eat our children.
I find it most troublesome, however, that we may be transforming into a profession that is willing to say "Well, I know that isn't the best, but it is good enough" because, as the department chair stated, we don't want the computer to chase us down and eat our children.
He's trying to chase us down and they've done really well.
There is nobody behind us trying to chase us down, and we know that if we play as well as we can do down at Wasps then we will be fine.
The stage wasn't for sprinters so the sprinters' teams weren't going to chase us down.
It is important we remain at the top of the league and that puts pressure on the clubs trying to chase us down.
Even in the courthouse you chase us down the hallways," he complained.
The good news is that we are loved, and God will chase us down to bring us back.
Suddenly I feel unnerved by the fragility of this place, frightened for Luis, for the newfound beetle, for the preposterously blue butterflies that chase us down the river.
It was a massive win against a big team like Middlesbrough, who were trying to chase us down in the league," said Blake.