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chase afterTo chase someone.Rate it:

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chase afterTo pursue someone with romantic intentions; to woo.Rate it:

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chase downTo pursue and apprehend someone.Rate it:

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chase downTo investigate the cause of something.Rate it:

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chase a rainbowTo pursue something illusory, impractical, or impossible.Rate it:

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chase awayto get rid ofRate it:

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chase backto chase back those sales lost in previous monthsRate it:

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chase offto make someone or something go awayRate it:

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chase one's tailTo busily try to perform many tasks or to repeatedly revise one's plans, especially with inefficient use of one's time and limited results.Rate it:

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chase rainbowsTo pursue unrealistic or fanciful goals.Rate it:

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chase tailPartner.Rate it:

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chase upfollow upRate it:

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cut to the chaseTo get to the point; to get on with it; to state something directly.Rate it:

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give chaseTo chase or pursue a person.Rate it:

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wild-goose chaseA futile search, a fruitless errand; a useless and often lengthy pursuit.Rate it:

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wild-goose chaseA task whose execution is inordinately complex relative to the value of the outcome.Rate it:

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look afterTo watch or protect; to keep safe.Rate it:

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after one's own heartOf a person: having the same ideas, opinions or behaviour as oneself.Rate it:

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be afterTo try to obtain.Rate it:

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enquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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run afterTo chase.Rate it:

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be afterTo try to capture.Rate it:

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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.Rate it:

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take afterIn appearance or habit.Rate it:

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after the Lord Mayor's showSaid of a disappointing or mundane event occurring straight after an exciting, magnificent, or triumphal event.Rate it:

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inquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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take afterTo follow someone's example.Rate it:

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time after timeAgain and again; repeatedly; every time; always.Rate it:

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a man/woman after your own hearta man or woman who likes the same things or has the same opinions as youRate it:

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after allin spite of everythingRate it:

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after allIn the end; anyway; referring to something that was believed to be the case, but has now been shown not to be.Rate it:

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after all is said and doneAlternative form of when all is said and doneRate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayUsed other than as an idiom: see after, Saturday, comes, Sunday.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayA phrase sometimes attributed to fundamentalist Muslims, implying that they wish to kill the Jews, whose sabbath is Saturday, and then the Christians, whose sabbath is Sunday.Rate it:

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after the factToo late; after something is finished or final.Rate it:

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after the jumpUsed to introduce an inline advertisement in a webpage etc.Rate it:

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after youA gesture, usually polite, urging another person to take a turn at something ahead of the speaker.Rate it:

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after you, AlphonseAn exchange indicating excessive formality or effort at politeness, particularly where two people each refuse to go forward because each insists on allowing the other to go forward first.Rate it:

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ask afterTo enquire about the health or progress (of someone).Rate it:

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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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come afterTo pursue or follow; to pursue with hostile intent.Rate it:

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come afterTo follow or succeed; to be the successor of.Rate it:

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day after dayFor an indefinite number of days.Rate it:

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ever afterforever, for eternityRate it:

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get afterTo move into action in pursuit of something.Rate it:

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get afterTo move into action in attempt to catch or defeat another.Rate it:

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get afterTo attempt to convince another to move into action.Rate it:

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go afterTo pursue in attempt to catch another.Rate it:

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go afterTo pursue an object or a goal.Rate it:

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happily ever afterLiving happily until death. Typically associated with fairy tales.Rate it:

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