run after

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Verb[edit]

run after

  1. To chase.
    That dog will get hurt if he continues to run after cars.
  2. To make a determined effort to win someone's affections.
    She runs after any man in uniform!
  3. To endeavour to find or obtain.
    to run after similes
    (Can we find and add a quotation of John Locke to this entry?)

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