chasing / chasing after


chasing after is used to describe a person?

@the dog is chasing after the man
@the police is chasing after the thief


chasing is used to describe an animal?
@the dog is chasing the cat
@the man is chasing the dog

asked Jul 09 '12 at 15:05 FiO New member

What is the difference between

@ Have you done?

@ Are you done?

if i would like to ask the students for their homework?

FiOJul 09 '12 at 15:10

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Chase means to run, drive after something or some body to catch them.

The man is chasing the dog.


According to Indian version of Oxford, "Chase after sb/sth" means to run, drive after something or some body to catch them but unable to catch; to follow in pursuit; (Informal)to try to persuade sb to have sexual relationship with you.

He chased after the burglar but couldn't catch him.

Kevin's been chasing after Joan for months.

link comment answered Jul 10 '12 at 05:26 Rahul Gupta Expert

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