chase around

chase (someone or something) around

To chase someone or something in what becomes a circuitous pursuit. I can't chase the dog around all morning, I have to get to work! After chasing the criminal around for an hour, the police were finally able to catch him.
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chase someone or something around

to follow someone or something around in pursuit. (There is an implication that the person or thing pursued is attempting to elude whatever is in pursuit.) The dog chased us around in play. It chased around all the children.
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References in classic literature ?
The Greek took both tiller and sheet and continued the chase around the Lancashire Queen, while I attended to Charley, on whose head a nasty lump was rapidly rising.
That honour remains with the Willie Mullins-trained Vautour, who won Ascot's featured chase around an hour earlier in workmanlike fashion.
A MAN who led police on a chase around Lockwood has admitted dangerous driving.
The film weaves elements of the story - marmalade sandwiches, floppy hat, duffel coat - into a modern tale with an edge-ofthe-seat chase around a museum in the dead of night.
JAKE GREENALL has seen plenty of classic performances in the biggest staying chase around down the years.
com)-- “The Ambulance Chase around Lake Miramar provided a fun opportunity to support the Professional Alliance for Children,” commented Dave Buckley of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties.
While behind the wheel of a stolen modified PS85,000 Audi RS5 he almost outran a force helicopter during a 65-mile chase around Wolverhampton and Stafford.
The 'Will and Grace' star, began to date her 'Smash' co-star Will Chase around the time of the split announcement in December, although the court papers have timed the separation back in February 2010.
He is as fit as he can be for his first start of the season and he won his novice chase around there so that is a help.
But Roy Miller (Tom Cruise) turns out to be a spy and drags her on a catand-mouse chase around the world.
The chase around the garden is initiated when Baby declares, 'No more kisses
The suspect was later spotted in nearby Clarke Street and was arrested after a brief car chase around several roads.
I'm busy watching my wife chase around our 5-year-old son and 3-year-old twins.
Innocent country maidens wreak havoc in the city, while bumbling detectives and seedy pressmen enter a wild goose chase around lodgings houses and drinking dens.
This is a class above the type of races he contests, but we just wanted to get him back in a chase around there.