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chase down

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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theychase down
he/she/itchases down
present participlechasing down
past tensechased down
past participlechased down
  1. to try hard to catch someone or to get something that you need

    Police chased down two suspects seen fleeing the scene of the crime.

    As soon as we chase down further information, we will bring it to you.

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    Synonyms and related words for this sense of chase down
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