chase (someone or something) around

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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.
See also: around, chase

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.
See also: around, chase
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A South Carolina man has been charged with murder after authorities said he gave his three-year-old son a gun in Warrenville, South Carolina and the gun went off and killed the second man as the child had been asked to chase him around a yard, reports said Wednesday.
Lee tried in vain to make Chavez chase him around the ring.
He won't go down on to our gallops and we have to chase him around the school.
His mum thought she had booked a gorilla to chase him around.
He's big and strong and quick, so you just try to chase him around put a body on him and make it tough for him.
His pal Amber was supposed to chase him around the ground with a policeman's helmet, squeaky truncheon and furry handcuffs.
When he came home that evening he wanted me to chase him around the room, capture him and tie him to the bed.
He'd want to play or have her chase him around, anything to get her mind off the tragedy of the day, anything to put a smile on her face.
I didn't want to hurt him, but I wasn't sorry when he went out, because I wouldn't have to have my fat (backside) chase him around.