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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. Samantha Markle:

    The Disney move would have been fine if initiated after leaving royal roles but seems inappropriate prematurely, and, disrespectful of royal protocol. Its like cheating on a spouse and giving a phone number for a dinner date before being divorced.

  2. M.K. Ataturk:

    Heroes who shed their blood and lost their lives! You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours. You, the mothers, who sent their sons from far away countries wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace. After having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as well.

  3. Tim Scott:

    For some, that flag represents that history. And for so many others, it represents a pain and oppression. I'm looking forward to our state leaders getting together, and having a robust conversation after the funerals about what's the next step, i am going to make sure that I'm a part of that conversation. My voice will be clear. My position will be stated.

  4. Sam Clovis:

    It's a critical thing because in Iowa the doors close at 7 p.m. and nobody gets in after that. Michael Glassner're in and then Michael Glassner're part of the process.

  5. Donald Cohen:

    As Alabama’s attorney general, Sessions green-lighted their use in the state, and shortly after the Obama Justice Department’s original announcement, GEO Group ... hired two former Sessions aides as lobbyists.


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