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    Smile The police are pursuing/hunting down the criminal

    The police are pursuing/hunting down the criminal who escaped from the prison the other day.



    Do both "pursuing" and "hunting down" fit in the above and mean about the same? Thanks.

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    Default Re: The police are pursuing/hunting down the criminal

    More or less - pursuing = chasing/following; hunting down implies rather more searching for the escaped criminal.

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    Smile Re: The police are pursuing/hunting down the criminal

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    More or less - pursuing = chasing/following; hunting down implies rather more searching for the escaped criminal.
    Thanks, Anglika.

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