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phrasal verb [transitive] mainly British
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present tense
I/you/we/theychase up
he/she/itchases up
present participlechasing up
past tensechased up
past participlechased up
  1. 1
    to find out what is being done about something
    My department is responsible for chasing up deliveries.
  2. 2
    to ask someone who should have done something why they have not done it
    Why don’t you chase up those software people today?
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