chase off

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Upon their return, wolves will often chase off or attack a scavenging coyote, lunging at and biting the animal for up to 15 minutes.
British dolphin expert Mark Simmonds said: "Dolphins will chase off sharks, usually to protect their calves.
Sri Lanka had got their chase off to a positive start with Upul Tharanga, rather than Tillakaratne Dilshan, the aggressor.
PAUL Nicholls believes Denman will struggle to win another handicap chase off his current mark of 182.
I read with interest the report in the Gazette of the 80-year-old widow using a sword to chase off burglars and the subsequent praise from the police.
2 -- ran in Simi edition only) Master falconer Joe Suffredini uses a leather glove to hold Mordib, one of nine falcons who chase off scavenger sea gulls from the tons of exposed trash, in background, at the Simi landfill.
20 Hereford SP forecast 5-4 Left Jonjo O'Neill after winning a handicap chase off 112 in August and has won and gone close in his two hunter chases.
Schwarzenegger's candidacy did not chase off Bill Simon, the Republican candidate who lost a gubernatorial bid to Davis less than a year ago.
Animal Farm'' is about a group of barnyard animals who chase off their exploitative human masters and set up an egalitarian society of their own.
George Orwell's novel ``Animal Farm'' is a fable about barnyard animals that chase off their master and set up an egalitarian society of their own.
The former dual winning point-to-pointer progressed steadily after landing a Thurles 3m handicap chase off a mark of 86 almost 12 months ago to score again at Naas (twice) and Navan.
At 6-foot-6 and 300 pounds, Officer Gus Kyles' mere presence was enough to chase off a vagrant who was scaring library patrons by lifting her shirt at the front entrance of the Van Nuys Branch on a recent evening.