chase down

(redirected from chase him down)

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.
See also: chase, down

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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People were shouting to catch him and chase him down.
Graeme McDowell holds the final position with Joost Luiten and Stephen Gallacher trying to chase him down at Albatross Golf Resort but Donaldson is hoping his participation does not go down to the wire.
City Style emerged from the pack to chase him down but he could make little impact as Musir kept finding the necessary extra to win by a length.