"perseguir" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

transitive verb
1. to pursue (seguir, tratar de obtener)
  • con esta medida, el gobierno persigue la contención de la inflación -> the government's purpose in taking this measure is to curb inflation
2. to persecute (acosar)
  • lo persiguieron por sus ideas -> he was persecuted for his beliefs
  • le persigue la mala suerte -> he's dogged by bad luck
  • los fantasmas de la niñez la persiguen -> she is tormented by the ghosts of her childhood

perseguir [per-say-geer’]
article & verb transitive
1. To pursue a fugitive (fugitivo).
2. To dun, to importune, to beset.
3. To persecute, to pursue with malignity (propósito).
4. To persecute, to pursue, to importune much.
  • La persiguió durante 2 años -> he was after her for 2 years
  • Le persigue la mala suerte -> he is dogged by ill luck
(Yo persigo, persiga; él persiguió, persiguiera; from Perseguir. V. PEDIR.

1 [+presa, fugitivo] (gen) to pursue; chase; (por motivos ideológicos) to persecute; (acosar) to hunt down; hunt out;
2 [+persona, empleo] to chase after; go after; [+propósito, fin] to pursue
la persiguió durante dos años he was after her for two years; he pursued her for two years; me persiguieron hasta que dije que sí they pestered me until I said yes; lo persiguen los remordimientos he is plagued by remorse; lo persigue la mala suerte he is dogged by ill luck

Verb Conjugations for "perseguir" (go to to chase; to pursue)


yo persigo perseguí perseguía perseguiría perseguiré
persigues perseguiste perseguías perseguirías perseguirás
él/ella/Ud. persigue persiguió perseguía perseguiría perseguirá
nosotros perseguimos perseguimos perseguíamos perseguiríamos perseguiremos
vosotros perseguís perseguisteis perseguíais perseguiríais perseguiréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. persiguen persiguieron perseguían perseguirían perseguirán
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