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Hi,

Are they all interchangeable? If not, could someone please explain the different meanings among these sentences below?

1.He's been pursuing her for months and yet she's so clearly not interested.

2.He's been running after her for months and yet she's so clearly not interested.

3.He's been going after her for months and yet she's so clearly not interested.

4.He's been chasing her for months and yet she's so clearly not interested.

5.He's been courting her for months and yet she's so clearly not interested.

Do they all mean he spends time being nice to her because he hopes to marry her?

Thanks in advance.
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Hi,

Can 'go after' and 'run after' be used with passive voice? Can I say
She was run after by the man for months before marrying him.

She was gone after by the man for months before marrying him.

Thanks.
Hi,
Don't say that. It sounds strange.

Clive
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Thank you very much for your help, Clive.

Can I use these expressions with passive voice?

She was chased after by the man for months before marrying him.

She was pursued by the man for months before marrying him.

She was chased by the man for months before marrying him.

She was courted by the man for months before marrying him.
Hi,
Yes.
Clive
Hi Clive,
Thank you very much.
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