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Without a moment's hesitation he resolved to give chase to them.

His game—as he'd secretly told me—was to follow and give chase.

It was therefore necessary to give chase towards the hills to recover him.

As this was probably all the woodpecker was fighting for, he did not give chase.

Seagulls will also give chase to birds of other species they may come across.

But the next moment, boy-like, he wished he had had the dogs with him that he might give chase.

It was rather ridiculous; but there was nothing for me to do but to give chase.

However valiant I may be, I cannot give chase to so many and fight all of them.

I vote we give chase and make him tell us what he was about.

My first impulse was to give chase, and to attempt their recovery.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., chace, "a hunt," from Old French chace "a hunt, a chase; hunting ground" (12c.), from chacier (see chase (v.)). Meaning "a pursuit" (of an enemy, etc.) is early 14c.

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