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Chase

Meanings and phrases

Chase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873); Salmon P. Chase; Salmon Portland Chase

chase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; pursuit; pursual; following
  2. a rectangular metal frame used in letterpress printing to hold together the pages or columns of composed type that are printed at one time

chase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. go after with the intent to catch; chase after; trail; tail; tag; give chase; dog; go after; track
  2. pursue someone sexually or romantically; chase after
  3. cut a groove into
  4. cut a furrow into a columns; furrow; chamfer

Salmon P. Chase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873); Chase; Salmon Portland Chase

Salmon Portland Chase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873); Chase; Salmon P. Chase

chase after

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. go after with the intent to catch; chase; trail; tail; tag; give chase; dog; go after; track
  2. pursue someone sexually or romantically; chase

chase away

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; drive out; turn back; drive away; dispel; drive off; run off

give chase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. go after with the intent to catch; chase; chase after; trail; tail; tag; dog; go after; track
E.g.
  • When he frees himself, the Indian warriors give chase.
  • Yang Yi ordered Ma Dai to give chase.
  • Steve and Jaime give chase, bionically running after the truck.

paper chase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an outdoor game; one group of players (the hares) start off on a long run scattering bits of paper (the scent) and pursuers (the hounds) try to catch them before they reach a designated spot; hare and hounds

wild-goose chase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the fruitless pursuit of something unattainable

car chase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All three feature a memorable car chase sequence.
  • Cowboy leads the cops on a car chase, but is caught.
  • In 2003, Parnell flees from Simon and the Terminators in a car chase.

gave chase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The constable gave chase, but the intruder got away.
  • "Rainbow" and "Victor" gave chase to "Hancock".
  • The soldiers gave chase, caught and shot Max.

gives chase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Philbert, a large, hungry tomcat, sees Woody and gives chase.
  • Triton regains consciousness and gives chase in the policemen's car.
  • Gunno puts on a guard's uniform, but Ash notices him and gives chase.

chase down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some 20 to 30 fighters attempted to chase down Nettleton’s 6 Lancasters.
  • New Zealand couldn't chase down Australia, Andrew Symonds named man of the match.
  • A fight ensues and after a climactic ski chase down the mountain, the gangsters are caught.

chase scene

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The road was also used as part of the car chase scene from the James Bond film "Skyfall".
  • The front cover of this issue featured an artist's impression of the 'escape from Rio' car chase scene.
  • A complex chase scene in "Spider-Man 3" (2007), though set in New York City, was filmed along Cleveland's Euclid Avenue.

chase through

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The chase through the log begins anew.
  • The film ends with a wild chase through a house filled with secret passages.
  • After a cat-and-mouse chase through the subway tunnels, Mulqueen and Zancona both shoot the assassin dead.
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