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.
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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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And whether we chase them down or not won't just be on this one game - it will be on the games after it.
We just needed to get back and work hard and chase them down when we had to, but there were times when that happened only sparingly - we played in fits and starts.
I think Lacy has that extra desire and ambition and will knock Calzaghe out, but whoever wins I intend to chase them down and get my chance
Vaughan (left) and coach Duncan Fletcher came up with a plan to either set big totals or chase them down and, as Aussie skipper Ricky Ponting correctly stated, most of the plans centred around Pietersen.
But what you should know, we have the forensics capability to chase these things down, and we'll chase them down, every one of them,all the way,'' he said.