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run after
verb + preposition + object
  • 1.1 (pursue) See examples: he went running after her
    salió corriendo detrás de ella or tras ella
    she's been runing after him for months
    hace meses que anda detrás de él or que lo persigue
    1.2 (be a servant to) See examples: if he thinks I'm going to run (around) after him all day he's very much mistaken
    si cree que le voy a hacer de sirvienta todo el día, está muy equivocado
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