chase down

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vt sep
(= track down)aufspüren; thingauftreiben
(US: = catch) → aufspüren, erwischen
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I narrated briefly what had occurred since I had seen her last,-- Holmes's new method of search, the discovery of the Aurora, the appearance of Athelney Jones, our expedition in the evening, and the wild chase down the Thames.
Interestingly, even in the abovementioned series, Kohli ( 106 off 92 balls) had played a blinder in the fourth game of the series in Canberra as the Indian almost managed to chase down Australia's total of 348.
Now, a teen from Jordan has designed a satellite to chase down space junk, collect it and then dispose of it.
According to the Dawn, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said that despite Ajmal giving the team 'good breakthroughs' he could not get a bowling partnership as he could not get the support from any other bowler, which made it easy for Sri Lanka to chase down the target.
The Bears were able to chase down their target with 44 deliveries to spare as Varun Chopra made an unbeaten 87 from 117 balls.
It was a target Zimbabwe always looked unlikely to chase down as the tourists were bowled out for 158.
David Warner cracked a 51-ball 102 not out to chase down the Stars' 153 - with an over in hand - at the MCG in week one.
The tourists narrowly failed to chase down Australia's 147 for seven after a mid-innings malaise that Collingwood was certain cost his team a ninth successive victory in the shortest form of the game.