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English verb: go after

1. go after (motion) go after with the intent to catch


SamplesThe policeman chased the mugger down the alley.
The dog chased the rabbit.


ExamplesSam cannot go after Sue


Synonymschase, chase after, dog, give chase, tag, tail, track, trail


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)follow, pursue


Narrower (hyponym)hound, hunt, quest, run down, trace, tree

2. go after (contact) go in search of or hunt for


SamplesPursue a hobby.


Synonymspursue, quest after, quest for


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)look for, search, seek









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