Chase

What is Chase ?

Chase is (noun) a pursuit He was caught after a three-hour chase along the motorway. to give chase to run after someone The robbers escaped and the police gave chase.(verb) 1. to run after someone in order to try to catch him or her The police officer chased the burglars down the street. The postman was chased by a dog. 2. to ask someone how work is progressing in order to try to speed it up We are trying to chase the accounts department for your cheque. I will chase up your order with the production department.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level