chase (verb, noun) past tense: chased LISTEN
- The cat chased the mouse.
- The police chased the thief.
- Felice chases the bus when she is running late.
Chase also means ‘the act of chasing.’
- The chase is often the most exciting scene in an adventure movie.
cut to the chase: get to the point. Example: “Don’t tell me all your problems; cut to the chase. How much money do you need?”
give chase: go in pursuit. Example: “When the little boy ran off, his babysitter gave chase.”
In pop culture
In the movie S.M.A.R.T. Chase, Orlando Bloom plays a security agent who has to take a valuable antique out of Shanghai. Watch the trailer.