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chase up

Meaning: to try to find out what is being done about something, or what has happened to something

For example:

  • chase up sth I spend a lot of time chasing up deliveries that haven't reached our customers on time.

  • chase sth up The shipment that was sent to Brazil hasn't arrived yet, so we need someone to chase it up.

Quick Quiz:

We need to chase up those name cards we ordered from the printers because they haven't been
  1. written yet
  2. delivered yet
  3. checked yet

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