chase (someone or something) around

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chase (someone or something) around

To chase someone or something in what becomes a circuitous pursuit. I can't chase the dog around all morning, I have to get to work! After chasing the criminal around for an hour, the police were finally able to catch him.
See also: around, chase

chase someone or something around

to follow someone or something around in pursuit. (There is an implication that the person or thing pursued is attempting to elude whatever is in pursuit.) The dog chased us around in play. It chased around all the children.
See also: around, chase
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He has refused to come out of his hideout, may be his conscience is chasing him around.
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He described a scene of domestic warfare with the singer's father chasing him around a kitchen, punching him and threatening his life.
O'Sullivan conjured an exquisite 89 break and followed it with a rapid 105 in which referee Leo Scullion was almost chasing him around the table to respot the colours.
Stop chasing him around. Most men feel intimidated by someone hot on their heels.
Andrew Donaldson, 32, of Adding-ton Drive, Pallister Park, denies threatening to kill Wayne Everett before chasing him around a Redcar estate wielding a samurai sword with an eight-inch blade.
She began chasing him around with a knife, then the two got into the car to talk.
"And she becomes a bit of a puppy dog chasing him around."
We just hope they've stopped chasing him around now the campaign's over.
"'There are ways of letting the ref know what you think without chasing him around the pitch'."
A police source said at the time: " We spend a lot of time chasing him around the streets.