chase down

phrasal verb
chased down; chasing down; chases down

Definition of chase down

1 : to follow and catch (someone or something) Police chased down the robber in an alley.
2 : to search for and find (someone or something) I finally chased down that recipe I promised you. I chased him down at his old hangout.

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“Chase down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chase%20down. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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