ESL Word of the Day – Pursue


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.