come after (someone or something)

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come after (someone or something)

1. To be positioned sequentially after something else. Oh, my exit comes after the one we just passed, so we're almost there.
2. To pursue or seek out someone or something. The police will come after you once they find out you were involved in this crime too.
3. To be a lesser concern than something else. Your schoolwork needs to be your main focus—all of your commitments to sports and extracurriculars come after that.
See also: after, come

come after

v.
1. To occur following something: The letter C comes after the letter B.
2. To be less important than something: Doing it well comes after getting it done.
3. To chase or pursue someone or something: Look out, the mosquitos are coming after us!
See also: after, come