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hunt down

1. To pursue and find someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hunt" and "down." The police have vowed to hunt down the perpetrators of this crime. If you hurt my daughter, I'll hunt you down, you hear me?
2. To search for someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hunt" and "down." I'm trying to hunt down an extra cookie pan, but I've been unsuccessful so far.
See also: down, hunt

hunt someone or something down

 
1. to chase and catch someone or something. I don't know where Amy is, but I'll hunt her down. I'll find her. I will hunt down the villain.
2. to locate someone or something. I don't have a big enough gasket. I'll have to hunt one down. I have to hunt down a good dentist.
See also: down, hunt

hunt down

v.
1. To pursue, track, or search for something or someone: The panther hunted down the deer. The police hunted the kidnappers down.
2. To find something or someone after a long or difficult search: I hunted down my watch—it was at the bottom of my sock drawer. After two weeks, the detectives finally hunted the suspect down.
See also: down, hunt
References in classic literature ?
Should I ever learn that you have again annoyed her or her husband--should you ever annoy me again--should I hear that you have returned to France or to any French posession, I shall make it my sole business to hunt you down and complete the choking I commenced tonight." Then he turned to the table, on which the two pieces of paper still lay.
To win, for instance, you board a helicopter evac that arrives in the endgame, an action leaving you vulnerable to attack, while killer wolves will hunt you down in packs as you scavenge for weapons and equipment.
I will singlehandedly hunt you down and take you down," he added.
MARRCCOS ROJO has warned Chelsea: Manc:Manchester United can still hunt you down. The PS16million Argentinian defender, 24, scored his first United goal in the 3-0 FA Cup replay win over Cambridge on Tuesday.
"When we rule, I'm going to hunt you down and kill you.
From here, from within the proud Strip, we say to all our enemies: We will get to you, defeat you, and hunt you down one by one.
I salute Joan Burnie who, while picking up a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Scottish Press Awards after 135 years as the Record's agony aunt, said: "I let the judges know that if you didn't give me something this year, I would hunt you down and have sex with you."
"Come and talk to us before we hunt you down - it's better to get things sorted now than to spend Christmas in the cells away from your family," he said.
Did you guys ask them to do it or did they hunt you down?
"Maybe you can do a lesser Buick or lesser Chevrolet and people aren't going to hunt you down, but this is like being in the Super Bowl and you'll maybe have one shot at it as a player."
Don't make me have to hunt you down like a dog to get my money!!!
We're from Mercy Seat Christian Church, and if you do we'll hunt you down and shoot you." He then went outside to the car and returned with several toy guns.
On Feedback she lays into kiss-and-tell merchants with lines such as: "If there's a camera up in here then I best not catch this on YouTube", and "I will hunt you down".
I swear, if you murder a Sinatra song boys I'll hunt you down myself.
And as he flew into the battle-ravaged country, he warned them: "We will hunt you down."