One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Go in pursuit.‘a patrol car gave chase and finally overtook him’‘officers gave chase to one of the thieves’
chase, pursue, run after, follow, hunt, track, trailView synonyms
- ‘Soon, dozens of Beijing police vehicles were giving chase.’
- ‘The officers gave chase and finally caught up with the suspect vehicle as it came to a standstill in heavy city traffic.’
- ‘A Police Car gives chase and manages to force her car to the side of the road.’
- ‘As they were taking our details, word came through that it had been spotted by an eagle-eyed policeman 5 minutes away, and more police cars were now giving chase.’
- ‘Police gave chase, finally forcing the driver to pull off the road.’
- ‘He saw about 20 police officers, some of them armed, rushing into the station before a man jumped over the barriers with police giving chase.’
- ‘He kept pointing the gun at us but we kept giving chase.’
- ‘Catching sight of the killer, he gives chase, and in one of the film's best scenes is captured huffing and puffing through night-time Los Angeles in hot pursuit of the younger suspect.’
- ‘When the van refused to stop, police gave chase and the four men were shot during the pursuit.’
- ‘Despite giving chase, the gang got away in a Land Rover bearing false plates and was never traced.’
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