give chase (to someone or something)

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give chase (to someone or something)

To begin moving in pursuit of someone or something. The police gave chase once they saw the robber slip out the back window. The kids gave chase to the ice cream truck once they heard its familiar song.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

give chase (to someone or something)

to chase someone or something. The dogs gave chase to the fox. A mouse ran by, but the cat was too tired to give chase.
See also: chase, give
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

give chase

Pursue, as in The police gave chase to the robber. [c. 1700]
See also: chase, give
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

give ˈchase

begin to run after somebody/something in order to catch them: We gave chase along the footpath.
See also: chase, give
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

give chase

To engage in pursuit of quarry: Police gave chase to the speeding car.
See also: chase, give
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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