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    #1

    She will definitely chase for our reply

    If we don't answer her email. She will definetely chase for our reply.

    Are above context natural?

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    Re: She will definitely chase for our reply

    No, it does not sound at all natural. Furthermore it is ungrammatical. "If we don't answer her email she will ..." is grammatically correct.

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    Re: She will definitely chase for our reply

    I agree with Probus.

    "If we don't answer her email she will definitely contact us again."

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    #4

    Re: She will definitely chase for our reply

    Is it grammatical to say 'If we don't answer her email, she will definitely press for our reply'?

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    Re: She will definitely chase for our reply

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I agree with Probus.

    "If we don't answer her email she will definitely contact us again."
    What is wrong with using 'chase us'?

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    Re: She will definitely chase for our reply

    It is not natural English.

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    #7

    Re: She will definitely chase for our reply

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It is not natural English.
    It is probably not so polite but it is common where I come from.

    I remember I was told by the teachers not to 'chase for answers' when I started a new thread.

    'Follow up with us' is another possibility.

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    Re: She will definitely chase for our reply

    Yes. "Follow up" is more common then "chase".

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    #9

    Re: She will definitely chase for our reply

    You could say '...she will chase up a reply'.

    chase vb
    • 4 (transitive) often followed by up: informal — to pursue persistently and energetically in order to obtain results, information, etc
    • ​(Collins)

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    Re: She will definitely chase for our reply

    That wouldn't work in AmE.

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