Translation of pursue in Spanish:


perseguir, v.

Pronunciation /pərˈsu//pəˈsjuː/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(chase)

      she's constantly pursued by her fans se ve constantemente asediada / perseguida por sus fans
      • she seems to be pursued by bad luck parece que la persigue la mala suerte
      • Students ran back to their dormitories but they were pursued by the officers.
      • In the men's international race, held in the early afternoon, the South Africans hotly pursued the Thais, but could not take the lead, coming in almost four seconds behind.
      • She then ran out of council chambers pursued by several police officers as the crowd chanted, ‘Arrest the mayor!’
      • Graham Jenkins turned a gun on himself after officers pursued his car southbound on the M1 and eventually managed to stop it near Nottingham.
      • An officer of the Police Department pursued the suspect but the latter escaped in an unidentified white van.
      • The Alliance troops gave chase, shooting them as they ran through the streets and pursuing them into nearby houses.
      • Officers pursued three youths for three hours on Wednesday morning after an attempted break-in at a house in Ellenbrook Road.
      • Police officers pursuing the car stopped to help their victim, but despite the fact that he was no longer being pursued, the Peugeot driver went on to hit a second student.
      • Twenty people were injured, including the two paramilitary border policemen pursuing the bomber, who were only yards away.
      • He was arrested in the Roxy area by other police officers who pursued the bus on motorcycles.
      • Chinese police pursued the car, and in the ensuing chase the suspects' automobile collided with a traffic island, killing one occupant and seriously injuring the other.
      • Inevitably, romance blossoms between them as they are hotly pursued by the Imperial Army and Jin's comrade, Leo.
      • The vehicle turned west on 102 Ave. and officers pursued it and pulled it over near 114 St. Nowicki was driving the vehicle and appeared slow and confused.
      • Once backup arrived, roughly thirty seconds later, both officers Romero and Johnson pursued the suspect, who had fled out the rear door of the establishment.
      • The most celebrated story of all, however, was one well-attested case of a monkey hotly pursuing an elderly policeman named Sub Inspector Bhola Ram.
      • The car then headed back towards the University of York and when it failed to stop, the officers pursued them ‘at speed’.
      • The officers pursued them on foot for a short distance until Mantzios, hiding in a ravine just off Westmount Road, blew his cover and surrendered when the officer approached him.
      • Police caught Leroy, aged 21, and his pillion passenger after pursuing them through the streets of West Wickham and Lewisham.
      • In short order, the sergeant himself has fled, hotly pursuing his subject, his honor at stake.
      • A second set of runners then had to follow and pursue this trail.

    • 1.2(seek, strive for)

      (happiness/pleasure) buscar
      (rights/hopes) luchar por
      (hopes/rights) reivindicar
      • The core of feminism is about choice, and the right to pursue one's life goals, whatever those are.
      • Last spring, Alexis O'Hara brought her third year of organizing the Montreal Slam to a halt in order to pursue her own artistic goals.
      • But we must pursue and accomplish our goals of building Inuktitut resources and curriculum.
      • Instead, by letting themselves always yet never fully imitated by the cyborg, the human now pursues a more ambitious goal of taking the place of ‘Being.’
      • At the end, it was clear that Bessy had succeeded in infusing her passion for dance into the hearts and bodies of her students, and is now ready to pursue her latest goal: freedom.
      • This step requires a delicate balance between the patient's right to informed consent and the goal of pursuing the most appropriate therapy.

  • 2

    • 2.1

      (policy/course of action) continuar con
      (study/research) continuar con
      (research/study) proseguir formal
      we can pursue the matter further in our next meeting podemos continuar con el tema en la próxima reunión
      • It was, of course, a mistake for him to pursue the Labour leadership.
      • This tendency will discourage any U.S. president from pursuing an activist foreign policy, because public support for it will be thin.
      • The direction being pursued in public policy is unclear in these places.
      • Roosevelt pursued a more activist course in his second term.
      • At the present time the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation is a federal executive authority, which pursues State policy and engages in State administration in matters of defense.
      • I do not believe that the University can now be criticised for refusing to depart from policy by reinstating the Applicant to pursue a new course of research under a different supervisor.
      • The exhibition, which opened on Monday, sought to provide an exposure to career opportunities available for girls pursuing diploma courses offered by polytechnics.
      • Cities must have true authority over land-use planning and the power to pursue progressive growth policies and manage density, form, and design.
      • Not only is it supported by non-smokers, but a majority of smokers also approve of a measure which will prevent them from pursuing this traditionally convivial activity in pubs, clubs and restaurants.
      • Knowledge is what we need to pursue the second-most important activity in which our kind can engage - the creation of beauty.
      • He also demonstrated the limits of the government and the presidency to produce social change and to pursue an activist foreign policy.
      • He is now pursuing a degree course in computer programming in Castlebar College.
      • It is incredible that the powers that be refused to engage with such a central character before pursuing their drastic course on the company's future.
      • By the age of 10, girls were banished to their boudoirs, barred from venturing out or pursuing anything but domestic activities.
      • For many, deciding to pursue this course of study is as threatening as moving out of home.
      • Both these singers did not take up film singing as a career and pursued music-related activities outside the industry.
      • For developing economies, much of the emphasis is on increasing assistance to those developing countries that pursue constructive growth policies.
      • Throughout his career, Kepes pursued his own art-making activities, producing a large body of photographic works and paintings.
      • It's one thing to examine the options, it is another to pursue a determined course of action to achieve a concrete result.
      • The stalls put up by some catering institutes and agencies for higher education abroad came in handy for those who wanted to pursue special courses.

    • 2.2

      (profession) ejercer
      (profession) dedicarse al ejercicio de