take off after

phrasal verb

took off after; taken off after; taking off after; takes off after
US
: to start to move quickly in order to catch (someone or something)
He jumped in his car and took off after them.

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“Take off after.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20off%20after. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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