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Meaning 1: to chase or follow someone or something, in order to catch them, attack them. Example: The police officer decided to pursue the suspicious-looking man.
Meaning 2: to continue doing an activity or trying to achieve something over a long period of time. Example: I would like to pursue a career in politics.
Similar words: chase, follow
Did you know...? The word 'pursue' was the 114th most-viewed word in the Oxford Dictionary last year.
A way of thinking about something, especially one which is influenced by the type of person you are or by your experiences.
Example: His father's death gave him a whole new perspective on life; We have to look at everything from an international perspective.
Did you know...? The word 'perspective' was in the Oxford Dictionary's top 200 most-viewed words last year.
To tell someone that you are sorry that you have done something wrong.
Spelling: Spelt apologise in the UK and Australia and apologize in the USA.
Example: I think you better apologise to John for what you said to him this morning; I apologise for losing my temper.
Did you know...? The word 'apologize' was in the Oxford Dictionary's top 300 most-viewed words last year.