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go af·ter

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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. go after

    Anything that comes after or goes after another, either in space or in time, is said to follow it. A servant follows or attends his master; a victorious general may follow the retiring enemy merely to watch and hold him in check; he chases or pursues with intent to overtake and attack; the chase is closer and hotter than the pursuit. (Compare synonyms for HUNT.) One event may follow another either with or without special connection; if it ensues, there is some orderly connection; as, the ensuing year; if it results from another, there is some relation of effect, consequence, or inference. A clerk observes his employer's directions. A child obeys his parent's commands, follows or copies his example, imitates his speech and manners. The compositor follows copy; the incoming succeeds the outgoing official.

    Synonyms:
    accompany, attend, chase, come after, copy, ensue, follow, heed, imitate, obey, observe, practise, pursue, result, succeed

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  1. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, trackverb

    go after with the intent to catch

    "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"

    Synonyms:
    give chase, quest for, traverse, pass over, chase after, cut through, cover, shack, chamfer, mark, get over, chase, drop back, cut across, tail, furrow, get across, trail, train, bob, get behind, label, dog, track, pursue, cross, tag, quest after, drag, dock, hang back, drop behind

  2. quest for, go after, quest after, pursueverb

    go in search of or hunt for

    "pursue a hobby"

    Synonyms:
    give chase, act on, prosecute, chase after, follow up on, quest for, chase, dog, tail, engage, follow, trail, quest after, track, pursue, tag

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How to use go after in a sentence?

  1. Kwon Sung-ryul:

    After Samsung's rare statement about missing market expectations, I am waiting if there's an earnings shock for the first quarter and expecting difficult times for Samsung to continue into the second quarter until the fall in chip prices slows.

  2. Carl DeMaio:

    Once Josh Newman is recalled, we will issue an ultimatum : either you rescind the tax or we will go after you.

  3. Fred Santos:

    My son (was) stabbed in the heart when he was alive, schwarzenegger stabbed him in the back after my son is killed.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    But such a platform is fraught with dangers. With a booming economy resulting just months after the Trump tax cuts, a platform of rolling back those tax cuts could be dangerous for Democrats. Republicans were delighted in May when House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., suggested Democrats would roll back the President Trump tax cuts if they took control of the House. Nancy Pelosi SAYS DEMS WILL WORK TO ROLL BACK TRUMP TAX CUTS IF THEY RETAKE CONGRESS I do think we should revisit the tax legislation in a way that we always have, in a bipartisan, transparent way that the result is unifying for the country.

  5. Chief Executive Haydn Mursell:

    Buying Mouchel combines Kier's current highways and maintenance skills with local authorities with Mouchel's leading position with Highways England looking after the motorways and key A roads.


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