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- v. To pursue in attempt to catch another.
- v. To pursue an object or a goal.
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- v. go after with the intent to catch
- v. go in search of or hunt for
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The first rule in sales is, go after the low-hanging fruit—that is, the easy-sell customers—rather than clamber for what is hard to reach.
Balaji's intent is to follow the UTV model, where they get a cluster of big investors together, float the fund and then go after the big stars and big projects.
Many in Washington wanted to go after obstructers as well as suspects, which suited me, but Washington also wanted a ministerial-level meeting soon to present a unified response to Syria, so I pointed out to Hadley in a conference call that suspects were almost certainly also obstructers.
Crawling, more technically known as creeping, happens when babies want something out of reach and go after it on hands and knees.
State careerists were also leaking, and several reporters decided to go after me, including Dafna Linzer of the Washington Post.
TO MY wonderful familymy parents for always making me feel safe, secure, and loved enough to face any challenge or go after any dream; my husband for making me laugh and letting me cry when I need it and making sure that I always feel there is someone looking out for me; and my amazing little daughter Jessica for helping me to see the world more beautifully and more clearly through her eyes.
‘Damned unjust to let the weasel go after all the misery he caused, but no use making a stink, the war’s over.
Time enough now to go after China, Russia, and others, which in fact French political director Stanislas de Laboulaye and I did immediately, calling Kislyak in Moscow and sending him a copy of the statement.
NOTE: Young men frequently go after their strength-training program so aggressively that they overtrain and minimize the benefits of the exercise.
Ann Dutton, who loved rum and marines, and would go after the latter to obtain the former.