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.
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.
I had to chase him down the street to give it back.
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.
That no one has been able to chase him down in recent weeks, though, only lends to a poor championship design that can be decided in the first month of the season.
That was our philosophy, to drop as many guys back as possible and just let our best athlete chase him down,'' said Johnson.
The quarterback was scrambling and I was going to chase him down, but all of as sudden the ball was in my face,'' Moreno said.
He expects Vargas to stay on the move but promises to chase him down.
Maybe wishing to send a message to his former teammates, Welton then scooped up the ball and walked off to the side of the net, prompting an irate Mauricio Cienfuegos to chase him down and snare the ball away as time wound down.