Definition of the thrill of the chase in English:

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the thrill of the chase

Pleasure and excitement derived from seeking something desired, especially a sexual partner: I was so lost in the thrill of the chase that I didn’t realize we were entirely incompatible
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  • Women want to revisit the passion and lust of a new physical relationship and enjoy the thrill of the chase.
  • Sportsmen, seeking the thrill of the chase, released rabbits, hares and foxes.
  • They enjoy the pageantry, the horsemanship and the countryside. They relish the thrill of the chase, but stress that they derive pleasure from hunting, not killing.
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