in pursuit of (someone or something)

in pursuit of (someone or something)

Following or chasing someone or something. I called the police, and now they're in pursuit of the burglar.
See also: of, pursuit
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in pursuit of something

chasing after something. Bill spends most of his time in pursuit of money. Every year Bob goes into the countryside in pursuit of butterflies.
See also: of, pursuit
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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