Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Chasing"

The meaning of "Chasing" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does chasing a wild goose. mean?
A:
It is an expression used to describe a unsuccessful or hopeless pursuit or search of something unattainable.
Q: What does chasing boys was just a fad from [Love you save] mean?
A: it means chasing after boys( following them) fad is something that's really popular for a short period of time.


but in the song it's a metaphor for seeking out some kind of relationship with the boys
Q: What does chasing mean?
A: para perseguir alguien o algo
Q: What does chasing for signatures mean?
A: It's referring to trying to get a signature for a document from someone
Q: What does chasing windmills mean?
A: Its a reference to the Spanish book Don Quixote, where the main character attacks a windmill thinking it is a giant. It means chasing something that isn't there

Example sentences using "Chasing"

Q: Please show me example sentences with chasing.
A: The dogs were chasing the cat
I was chasing after my bird who had managed to escape it's cage
The police spent the whole day chasing down the theif

Synonyms of "Chasing" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between to give up chasing and to stop chasing ?
A: They mean the same.
Q: What is the difference between to give up chasing and to stop chasing ?
A: to give up means you stoped the chasing for ever .
to stop means that you can start again
Q: What is the difference between chasing and following ?
A: Chasing means when a person is running after something. For example when you're playing the game "tag" you have to run after (chase) another person.
To follow is "to go after". For example you don't know where the park is. You ask somebody and he says- "follow me"
Q: What is the difference between chasing and persuit ?
A: There really isn't a difference. However, I think pursuit has a more serious tone while chase does not.

99% of the time it's "I chased my dog" in that context while it would be weird to hear "I pursued my dog"

You'll hear more often that "police are in pursuit of the criminal" versus "the police are chasing the criminal"

Best I can explain it, hope this helps

Translations of "Chasing"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? chasing
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? - Which one's correct?
1) "busy in chasing dreams"
2)"busy at chasing dreams"
3)"busy chasing dreams"
A: thank you
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? chasing
A: Shikaar karna

Other questions about "Chasing"

Q: chasing a girl.
woo a girl.
hit on a girl.
pick up a girl.
which one more commonly ? does this sound natural?
A: All of the expression are used commonly, but depends on what situation you are in.
Q: I've been chasing my dreams since I was born in the world, I haven't catched it yet but one day I will" does this sound natural?
A: Try: "I've been chasing my dreams since I was born into the world. I have caught it yet, but one day I will."
Q: When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you . does this sound natural?
A: @srnys: a very inspirational quote 😃
Q: sometimes,people would set back from chasing their dreams due to there are a lot of barriers and obstacles on the road in the journey of dreaming.
does this sound natural?
A: Sometimes people will take a step back from chasing their dreams due to barriers on their path.

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