Definition of give chase in English:

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give chase

Go in pursuit: a patrol car gave chase and finally overtook him officers gave chase to one of the thieves
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  • The officers gave chase and finally caught up with the suspect vehicle as it came to a standstill in heavy city traffic.
  • Police gave chase, finally forcing the driver to pull off the road.
  • When the van refused to stop, police gave chase and the four men were shot during the pursuit.
chase, pursue, run after, follow, hunt, track, trail;
be hot on someone's heels
informal tail
See parent entry: chase
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