on the hunt


: searching
The police are still on the hunt for the escaped convicts.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web No matter your luck, don't leave the casino without wandering its perimeter on the hunt for costumes, guitars, and other memorabilia from your favorite musical legends. Skye Sherman, Travel + Leisure, 26 May 2023 Chelsea, a team seemingly permanently on the hunt for a new manager, approached him, too. Rory Smith, New York Times, 23 May 2023 Her abrupt resignation means the county is now simultaneously on the hunt for a permanent director as well as an interim one. Rebecca Ellis, Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2023 More than 250 officers from a dozen agencies had been on the hunt for Mr. Oropesa, a Mexican immigrant who had been deported four times before. J. David Goodman, New York Times, 2 May 2023 Three of the four largest U.S. bank failures in history have come since March, and investors have been on the hunt for what could be next to topple or suffer a debilitating exodus by customers. CBS News, 2 May 2023 Every team is on the hunt for young offensive linemen to better manage the payroll and navigate attrition. David Moore, Dallas News, 29 Apr. 2023 Pennsylvania police are on the hunt for Bam Margera, the former MTV reality star and pro skater who authorities say punched his brother in the face Sunday morning – but the situation is more than just a search for a suspect. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, 25 Apr. 2023 Best Luxury Scented Gift Christian Dior Sauvage Eau De Parfum Spray $125 at Amazon If he's been on the hunt for a deep scent, look no further than Dior's iconic spray. Gaby Keiderling, harpersbazaar.com, 14 Apr. 2023 See More

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“On the hunt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20hunt. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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