in full pursuit

idiom

Definition of in full pursuit

: in the act of chasing someone or something The escaped prisoner ran through the park with the police in full pursuit.

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“In full pursuit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20full%20pursuit. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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