run after

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To make a determined effort to win someone's affections

She runs after any man in uniform!.

To chase

That dog will get hurt if he continues to run after cars.

chase after, go in the tracks of; search for a person's friend
run around after
To spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves

I have spent all morning running around after the kids.

disapproval run after
If you are running after someone, you are trying to start a relationship with them, usually a sexual relationship. By the time she was fifteen Maria was already running after men twice her age
run after


    run af·ter

    Türkische aussprache

    rʌn äftır


    /ˈrən ˈaftər/ /ˈrʌn ˈæftɜr/


    [ 'r&n ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English ronnen, alteration of rinnen, v.i. & of rennen, v.t., from Old Norse renna; akin to Old High German rinnan, v.i., to run, Sanskrit rinAti he causes to flow, and probably to Latin rivus stream.

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