chase (someone or something) (away) from some place

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chase (someone or something) (away) from some place

To send or force someone or something away from some place. The threat of bedbugs chased everyone away from the hotel. Unfortunately, our dog can't rest until he has chased all birds from our yard.
See also: chase, place

chase someone or something(away) from some place

 and chase someone or something out of some place
to drive someone or something away from or out of a place. The police sirens chased the thief from the building. We chased away all the children from the pond.
See also: chase, place
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Gary Murphy, 31, an old friend of Mr Brown, was said to have fired the weapon after he had chased them away from his house with a machete and a hammer.
A 67-year-old woman came out to remonstrate with the young thugs and chased them away from her property.