in pursuit of something meaning

  • [American idiom]
    chasing after something.
    Bill spends most of his time in pursuit of money.
    Every year Bob goes into the countryside in pursuit of butterflies.


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  1. The band, despite its success, was disbanded in pursuit of something new.
  2. In pursuit of something time may not preserve, these volunteers have driven hundreds of miles.
  3. After finishing several tours with NOF, Tim parted ways in pursuit of something more permanent.
  4. In both the present tense narration and the story he is reflecting on, Streator is constantly moving in pursuit of something.
  5. They wanted to see it for themselves, if only in pursuit of something that eludes those whose perception of the city comes from popular culture or commerce.

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