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Past tense for to set one's sights on acquiring or achieving something
“I only meant to work in the oil district until I had the money to go after gold.”
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Past tense for to move behind in the same direction
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Past tense for to pursue in order to keep track of, or to apprehend, someone
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Past tense for to engage in a competition or contest
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Past tense for to speak or write about with great hostility
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Past tense for to (attempt to) drum up support for
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Past tense for to attempt or try
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Past tense for to catch or stop (the ball) and return it
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Past tense for to occur or follow after, or as the consequence of, something
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Past tense for to search (an area) for something, especially mineral deposits
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Past tense for to (attempt to) physically reach or grab (something)
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Past tense for to criticize or scold sternly
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Past tense for to assault or attack (someone)
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