go after
phrasal to try to get ; seek

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • go after — (someone/something) 1. to attack or try to hurt someone or something. The candidate went after his opponent in a very personal way. 2. to try to get or obtain someone or something. There are a lot of people going after a piece of the budget, and… …   New idioms dictionary

  • go after — index attempt, chase, hunt, prosecute (carry forward), pursue (chase), strive, succeed ( …   Law dictionary

  • go after — verb 1. go after with the intent to catch (Freq. 7) The policeman chased the mugger down the alley the dog chased the rabbit • Syn: ↑chase, ↑chase after, ↑trail, ↑tail, ↑tag, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • go after — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms go after : present tense I/you/we/they go after he/she/it goes after present participle going after past tense went after past participle gone after 1) a) go after someone to try to catch or stop someone You d …   English dictionary

  • go after — try to get The police decided to go after the people who were speeding near the school. (smth) стараться получить что л., добиваться чего л. Now that he has graduated from college he wants to go after a master s degree …   Idioms and examples

  • go after — verb a) To pursue in attempt to catch another. The downed officer couldnt go after the criminal. b) To pursue an object or a goal. In little league, usually everyone goes after the ball …   Wiktionary

  • go after — PHRASAL VERB If you go after something, you try to get it, catch it, or hit it. [V P n] We re not going after civilian targets …   English dictionary

  • go after — {v.} To try to get. * / First find out what job you want and then go after it, said Jim s father./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go after — {v.} To try to get. * / First find out what job you want and then go after it, said Jim s father./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go\ after — v To try to get. First find out what job you want and then go after it, said Jim s father …   Словарь американских идиом

  • go after — go in pursuit of, chase after; hunt down, track down …   English contemporary dictionary

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