chase off


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chase off

To drive something or someone away from a place or from oneself. After John left the front door open, a stray dog came in and I had to chase it off!
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"We need to have the passion of do-or-die to chase off anti-reservation and anti-Constitution Prime Minister Modi," Lalu said in the letter, which was uploaded on his Facebook page.
The noises are set to loudspeakers in the parks to chase off geese.
He disclosed that the police in a chase off arrested one attacker in injured condition.
Not since the days of Desert Orchid had a horse won a chase off a handicap rating as high as this (176), but Timmy Murphy was always going smoothly.
A DOG helped chase off a burglar who was wandering around a Warwickshire house.
There is comfort - and a choice of sales incentives on offer at Kings Chase off Weeford Road in Sutton Coldfield.
We were willing to "invest" billions on defense spending to chase off that other bear and deter the speculative threat of an enemy who at least could be reasoned with.
In spite of their delicate appearance, avocets will chase off any other bird that comes too close with loud, ringing "kluit" calls.
This may sound amazing but it is a fact that a fed squirrel will become territory dominant and then will chase off all other squirrels except his mate when she is with him during the mating season.
Upon their return, wolves will often chase off or attack a scavenging coyote, lunging at and biting the animal for up to 15 minutes.
The book concerns a group of barnyard animals who overthrow and chase off their exploitative human masters and set up an egalitarian society of their own.
Simonsig A series of minor issues kept the exciting winner of the 2013 Racing Post Arkle Chase off the course for what seemed an eternity, but he returned from a 970-day absence to finish second to Bobs Worth over hurdles at Aintree and is as short as 4-1 to win the Tingle Creek next month on his anticipated return to fences.
Kevin Riley, 28, used the weapon to chase off a gang of teenagers who were swearing at his mum.
Sri Lanka had got their chase off to a positive start with Upul Tharanga, rather than Tillakaratne Dilshan, the aggressor.
PAUL Nicholls believes Denman will struggle to win another handicap chase off his current mark of 182.