get after

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To attempt to convince another to move into action.
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Parents get after their children to do homework for the best.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'get after':

get afterTo move into action in pursuit of something.
get afterTo move into action in attempt to catch or defeat another.
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