pursue

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/pərˈsjuː/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/pɚˈsu/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pər so̅o̅)

Inflections of 'pursue' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
pursues
v 3rd person singular
pursuing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
pursued
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
pursued
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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pursue

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. pursue the [criminal, suspect, robber, fugitive]
  2. the [criminal] was pursued by [police officers, police cars, helicopters]
  3. pursued [downtown, on the highway, along the street]
  4. pursue [your, a] dream
  5. pursue [a career, happiness, love]
  6. (don't) pursue the [issue, matter, question] (further)
  7. [banks, creditors, loan sharks] pursued him (for the money)
  8. pursued her for [answers, help, a solution]
  9. [rotten luck, debts, misfortunes] pursued him
  10. pursue a [path, course, route]
  11. pursue a [diplomatic, straight, direct] [path]
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