Wallet vs Pursue - What's the difference?
As a noun wallet
is a small case, often flat and often made of leather, for keeping money (especially paper money), credit cards, etc.
As a verb pursue is
(obsolete|transitive) to follow with harmful intent; to try to harm, to persecute, torment.
A small case, often flat and often made of leather, for keeping money (especially paper money), credit cards, etc.
(by extension, slang) A person's bank account or assets.
- The thief stole all the money and credit cards out of the old man's wallet .
A thick case or folder with plastic sleeves in which compact discs may be stored.
- It's unknown if the pro running back's recent sex scandal will hit him in the wallet or not.
(archaic) A bag or pouch.
- I won an auction online for a cheap CD wallet .
- He brought with him a large wallet with some provisions for the road.
(obsolete) To follow with harmful intent; to try to harm, to persecute, torment.
To follow urgently, originally with intent to capture or harm; to chase.
* Wyclif Bible, John xv. 20
* 2009 , Martin Chulov, ‘Iraqi shoe-thrower claims he suffered torture in jail’, The Guardian , 15 Sep 09:
- The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have pursued' me, they shall ' pursue you also.
To follow, travel down (a particular way, course of action etc.).
- He now feared for his life, and believed US intelligence agents would pursue him.
To aim for, go after (a specified objective, situation etc.).
* 2009 , Benjamin Pogrund, ‘Freeze won't hurt Netanyahu’, The Guardian , 1 Dec 09:
- Her rival pursued a quite different course.
To participate in (an activity, business etc.); to practise, follow (a profession).
- He even stands to gain in world terms: his noisy critics strengthen his projected image of a man determined to pursue peace with Palestinians.