There are 2 translations of chase in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /tʃeɪs/


  • 1.1 (pursuit) persecución (feminine) to give chase salir* en persecución de algn/algo, ir* tras algn/algo, darle* caza a algn/algo he ran off and we gave chase se echó a correr y (nosotros) salimos en su persecución or y fuimos tras él or y le dimos caza
    More example sentences
    • Police believe witnesses who saw the car either before the chase, during the pursuit or afterwards could have very important information.
    • A police van called to the house spotted a BMW and the stolen Mercedes heading in the opposite direction but the car got away after a brief chase.
    • From car and snowmobile chases to walking on the ceiling with modified shoes and infiltrating hidden laboratories, Cody has to use all his training to save the world - and maybe get the girl.
    1.2 (hunting) the chase la caza

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (follow, pursue) [thief] perseguir*, darle* caza a; [clients/new business] ir* or andar* a la caza de; [success] perseguir*, ir* en busca de they're both chasing the same woman [colloquial/familiar] ambos andan detrás de la misma mujer

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • we chased after the thief fuimos or salimos tras el ladrón to chase around after girls ir* or andar* detrás de las chicas we chased all over the place looking for her dimos vueltas por todas partes buscándola

Phrasal verbs

chase up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] chase up this order for me, please averíguame qué pasó con este pedido, por favor haven't they paid yet? we must chase them up ¿todavía no han pagado? tenemos que reclamarles el dinero or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) tenemos que apurarlos I'll have to chase him up about the report voy a tener que recordarle lo del informe

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