run+after

  • 1run\ after — • run after • chase after v 1. To try to find; look for; hunt. The Dramatic Club has to run all over town after things for setting the stage when it puts on a play. 2. informal To seek the company of; chase. Some boys spend a lot of time and… …

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  • 2run after — (someone) to try to get the attention or love of someone. He s about to make a fool of himself, running after a married woman. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of run after someone or something (= to chase someone or something) …

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  • 3run after — ► run after informal pursue persistently. Main Entry: ↑run …

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  • 4run after — index chase, hunt, pursue (chase) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5run after — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms run after : present tense I/you/we/they run after he/she/it runs after present participle running after past tense ran after past participle run after 1) run after someone/something to chase someone or… …

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  • 6run after — (informal) PURSUE, chase; make advances to, flirt with; informal make up to, come on to, be all over, vamp; dated set one s cap at. → run * * * informal seek to acquire or attain; pursue persistently …

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  • 7run after — verb a) To chase. That dog will get hurt if he continues to run after cars. b) To make a determined effort to win someones affections. She runs after any man in uniform! …

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  • 8run after — phrasal 1. pursue, chase; especially to seek the company of 2. to take up with ; follow < run after new theories > …

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  • 9run after — or[chase after] {v.} 1. To try to find; look for; hunt. * /The Dramatic Club has to run all over town after things for setting the stage when it puts on a play./ 2. {informal} To seek the company of; chase. * /Some boys spend a lot of time and&#8230; …

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  • 10run after — or[chase after] {v.} 1. To try to find; look for; hunt. * /The Dramatic Club has to run all over town after things for setting the stage when it puts on a play./ 2. {informal} To seek the company of; chase. * /Some boys spend a lot of time and&#8230; …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 11run after — Synonyms and related words: act up to, agree to anything, approach, break the ice, bring, bring back, brown nose, call for, chase, chase after, chivy, court, cultivate, curry favor, dance attendance on, dog, fall all over, fall over, fawn upon,&#8230; …

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  • 12run after — PHRASAL VERB (disapproval) If you are running after someone, you are trying to start a relationship with them, usually a sexual relationship. [V P n] By the time she was fifteen Maria was already running after men twice her age …

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  • 13run after — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. follow, chase, hunt; see pursue 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To follow (another) with the intent of overtaking and capturing: chase, pursue. Idioms: be (or go) in pursuit, give chase. See SEEK. II verb See run …

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  • 14run after — informal pursue persistently. → run …

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  • 15run after — chase after, go in the tracks of; search for a person s friend …

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  • 16run after — informal I have no intention of running after him Syn: pursue, chase; make advances to, flirt with; informal come on to, be all over; dated set one s cap for/at …

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  • 17run after — 1. Follow, pursue, chase, course. 2. Search for, try to find, hunt …

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  • 18run after someone — run after (someone) to try to get the attention or love of someone. He s about to make a fool of himself, running after a married woman. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of run after someone or something (= to chase someone or something) …

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  • 19run after something — ˌrun ˈafter sb/sth derived to run to try to catch sb/sth Syn: ↑pursue Main entry: ↑runderived …

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  • 20ˌrun ˈafter sb/sth — phrasal verb to chase someone or something Velluci ran after the car waving his fists.[/ex] …

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