chase

chase(
cheys
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to pursue)
a. perseguir
Members of the press chased the actor through the streets.Los miembros de la prensa persiguieron al actor por las calles.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to pursue; often used with "after")
a. dar vueltas buscando
I don't want to have to chase after her all day, but I really need those books for the exam.No quiero estar dando vueltas buscándola todo el día, pero necesito esos libros para el examen.
b. correr tras
The police chased after the thief, but they never found him.La policía corrió tras el ladrón, pero nunca lo encontraron.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (pursuit)
a. la persecución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We watched the police chase on live television.Vimos la persecución de la policía en vivo en la televisión.
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chase
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (pursuit)
a. la persecución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to give chase to somebodyperseguir a alguien
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (pursue)
a. perseguir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a.
to chase after somebodyperseguir a alguien
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chase [tʃeɪs]
noun
persecución (f)
the chase (hunting) la caza; a car chase una persecución de coches; to give chase to dar caza a; perseguir; to join in the chase for sth unirse a los que buscan algo
transitive verb
(pursue) perseguir
he's started chasing girls ya anda detrás de las chicas; to chase sb for money reclamar dinero a algn
intransitive verb
correr
I've been chasing all over the place looking for you te he estado buscando por todas partes; to chase after sb (pursue) correr tras algn; (seek out) ir or andar a la caza de algn
chase [tʃeɪs]
transitive verb
[+metal] grabar; adornar grabando; cincelar
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