verb + after + noun

verb + after + noun

Created:27 Oct 2017 15:13:29 , in  intermediate

verb + after + noun pattern frequently describes situations where someone pursues or is looking for somebody / something.

The police officer is after my brother now.

The police officer is looking for my brother now.

Our boss likes to go after new stuff members sometimes.

Our boss likes to criticize new staff members sometimes.

Example sentences

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She has chased after professional success and recognition all her life, largely in vain.

If you don't sell your company they will come after you.

Hunters chased after the fox till it disappeared into the forest.

This post was updated on 27 Oct 2017 15:38:37

Tags:  noun ,  verb 

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