give chase


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v give chase go after with the intent to catch "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley","the dog chased the rabbit"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Give chase to pursue
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. giefan; Goth. giban, Ger. geben.


In literature:

The wolves had scented us from afar, and were giving chase.
"The Captain's Bunk" by M. B. Manwell
We'll give them a chase for it, if they're looking for that.
"The Boy Scout Fire Fighters" by Robert Maitland
But the baffled knights were not the men to give up the chase so easily.
"Historic Boys" by Elbridge Streeter Brooks
Away I followed hotly, the others giving chase and halloaing in the background.
"Border Ghost Stories" by Howard Pease
There will be time enough for me, as the knaves will give chase to you at first.
"The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper
Three booksellers give chase, and catch Heaven knows what, three foolish forgotten names.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 358, August 1845" by Various
They may be signaling now to another band to come up, and then they'll give chase.
"The Great Sioux Trail" by Joseph Altsheler
If he is going to pursue, let us give him a long chase, and leave him panting at last!
"Hypolympia" by Edmund Gosse
It was certain that the brig was too badly damaged to give chase even if she could keep afloat.
"The Black Buccaneer" by Stephen W. Meader
When does Love give up the chase?
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 122, December, 1867" by Various

In poetry:

The Dowager's waiting women
Said; "Our Prince gives up the chase,
And every day his steed reins he
Down there in the market-place.
"The Prince Of Anhalt Dessau" by Nora Pembroke
S. But Lord! what if I turn again,
And with an adamantine chain,
Lock me to thee? What if I chase
The world away to give thee place?
"A Dialogue Betwixt God And The Soul" by Sir Henry Wotton
Oh, what would I give for the music
That would chase all sorrow away,
As that bird's on the master's finger,
And to sing as he sang that day!
"The House Of The Singing Birds" by Alexander Anderson
Bid the last fruits to be full;
give them another two more southerly days,
press them to ripeness, and chase
the last sweetness into the heavy wine.
"Autumn Day" by Rainer Maria Rilke
Awake, my boy! I tremble with affright!
Awake, and chase this fatal thought! Unclose
Thine eye but for one moment on the light!
Even at the price of thine, give me repose!
"The Child Asleep. (From The French)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Then warm the form relentless fate would chill--
Dark lours my night--Oh! give me one embrace!
If every pain I bear
Befit me for thy care,
Come sorrow--scorn--desertion--I can chase
Despair, fell watching for her victim still.
"Zophiel - Invocation" by Maria Gowen Brooks

In news:

Mayo (32) gives chase in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012, in Dallas.
ROBERT K YOSAY THE VINDICATOR.YCS #2 Darien Townsend - pulls in a run as JFK #10 Dominic Naples - gives chase -.First round of playoffs as Warren JFK matched up with Youngstown Christian at Mollenkopf in Warren - -30.
Steer chase gives chance to look on the bright side .
Tom's Myth gives Browne a great dozen chases.
CHASE — After 53 years of marriage, Joyce Ward says Ed is one of those husbands who don't give presents often.
Body heat gives man away in chase near Issaquah.
Learn the ingredients for a perfect storm from 7 to 8 pm, Thursday, April 26, at the Midwest Museum of Natural History in Sycamore, Ill. Dr Walker Ashley will give a presentation about severe weather and storm-chasing in the United States.
Angels rookie Mike Trout and Twins catcher Joe Mauer are giving chase for the batting title, which Cabrera won last year, while Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton trails him by a single home run.
Thief gives chase, evades arrest.
For all we knew, the bear was giving chase, but none of us looked back.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — All it took was one big swing from George Kottaras to give the Oakland Athletics a much-needed victory against the team they're chasing in the AL West.
Police give chase but cancel the pursuit once the suspect vehicle becomes a public safety issue.
Chasing the Sun The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life Richard Cohen Random House, $20, 608 pp.
Many begin to give up on the ailing American shopper and make plans to chase growing demand in Asia and Latin America.
Rodney Atkins (R) performs onstage at the American Giving Awards presented by Chase held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on December 9, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

In science:

The hypothesis says that the lower row is exact in the middle, a simple diagram chasing gives the conclusion.
On the Generic vanishing of certain Koszul cohomology groups
First, CHASE gives absolute performance guarantee in any settings without knowledge of supply and demand behaviors.
Online Energy Generation Scheduling for Microgrids with Intermittent Energy Sources and Co-Generation
A diagram-chase around the outer rim of diagram D.3 shows that if k ∈ K , then the coproduct of k, evaluated on any element of H(X )/I(X ) (or H(X )) (1, HomZ (i, 1)) for any finite set gives a result that lies in the kernel of OX ,x X and any element x ∈ X , hence is in K X — see proposition D.4.
Cofree coalgebras over operads II Homology invariance
Chasing the perimeter gives the desired conclusions.
The Goodwillie tower and the EHP sequence