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 Meanings and Examples of CHASE
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chase
 v.  pursue for the purpose; hunt; follow as if to catch
Classic Sentence: (129 in 9 pages)
1  She would lead him a chase that would make up for even that awful humiliation of the day he witnessed her slapping Ashley.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  Such an assurance would usually have restored Mrs. Trenor's complacency; but on this occasion it did not chase the cloud from her brow.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
3  Some folks in this town think a storekeeper ain't got nothing to do but chase out 'phone-orders.'
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  I just want the chance to chase around with you.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
5  Already several fatalities had attended his chase.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
6  One day she saw spouts, lowered her boats, and gave chase to a shoal of sperm whales.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
7  Nimbly springing up on the triangular raised box in the bow, the savage stood erect there, and with intensely eager eyes gazed off towards the spot where the chase had last been descried.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
8  The dancing white water made by the chase was now becoming more and more visible, owing to the increasing darkness of the dun cloud-shadows flung upon the sea.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
9  The boats were pulled more apart; Starbuck giving chase to three whales running dead to leeward.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
10  All four boats gave chase again; but the whale eluded them, and finally wholly disappeared.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
11  And beneath the effulgent Antarctic skies I have boarded the Argo-Navis, and joined the chase against the starry Cetus far beyond the utmost stretch of Hydrus and the Flying Fish.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
12  Presently, as we thus glided in chase, the monster perpendicularly flitted his tail forty feet into the air, and then sank out of sight like a tower swallowed up.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
13  And consequently Derick and all his host were now in valiant chase of this unnearable brute.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
14  The Virgin crowding all sail, made after her four young keels, and thus they all disappeared far to leeward, still in bold, hopeful chase.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
15  For then, more whales are close round you than you can possibly chase at one time.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
Example Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  The carousel is the most brutal game, but have eternal chase each other distance.
2  Just this I finally gave up the chase for you, I decided to let you free.
3  The police have been trying to chase up the dead man's sister, but they have no idea where she lives.
4  The authority can chase up the source of the pollution and demand that the owner clean it up.
5  The police were trying to chase down all possible clues to the murder.
6  Don't chase about any more and sit down quickly.
7  I was in New Hampshire recently watching the Republican presidential candidates chase each other and potential primary voters around.
8  If you don't hear from the builders this week, make sure you chase them up.
9  He saw the policeman chase the mugger down the alley.
10  The crew of the Southern Supporter, an Australian customs vessel, has finally arrived here in Cape Town harbor after an epic three-week chase through the treacherous southern ocean, dodging icebergs and high seas to arrest the crew of a ship caught poaching rare Patagonian tooth fish.
11  The crew of the Southern Supporter has finally arrived here in Cape Town harbor after an epic three-week chase through the treacherous southern ocean.
12  The moment a candle was lighted there was a general rush upon the owner of it; a struggle and a gallant defence followed, but the candle was soon knocked down or blown out, and then there was a glad clamor of laughter and a new chase.
13  They aim to protect assets rather than chase returns, so short-term turbulence has less of an effect.
14  The new Bandidos are just as ribald and rebellious as the originals, whom the cops used to chase day and night.
15  They are, though, the latest example of the continual push by Web companies to collate the reams of personal information shared online in the chase for profits.