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run after

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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyrun after
he/she/itruns after
present participlerunning after
past tenseran after
past participlerun after
  1. 1
    run after someone/something to chase someone or something

    Velluci ran after the car waving his fists.

  2. 2
    run after someone informal to try to make someone notice you because you are sexually attracted to them

    She should spend more time studying and less time running after boys.

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