give chase to

idiom

: to chase (someone or something)
Police gave chase to the suspect as he fled the scene.

Examples of give chase to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But multiple law enforcement sources told The Times the evidence gathered shows the police cruiser turned to give chase to the Cadillac, and the pursuit was much longer than 15 seconds before the deadly collision. Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times, 30 Aug. 2022 Shredder leaps out the window, and the Turtles give chase to the next level on the streets of New York City. Gene Park, Washington Post, 16 June 2022 Larkin won the draw against Sean Kuraly, but the Wings couldn’t maintain possession and Nick Leddy had to give chase to avoid a scoring chance against Greiss. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press, 20 Oct. 2021 Barely a month later, an impactor spacecraft named Dart will give chase to a double-asteroid closer to home. NBC News, 15 Oct. 2021 For this reason such a vessel cannot give chase to a warship. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, 8 Apr. 2021

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“Give chase to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20chase%20to. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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