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hound someone

1. To hunt, chase, or pursue someone relentlessly. Police hounded the suspect for days, pursuing him as far as the border to Mexico, where he was finally arrested.
2. To badger, hector, or pester someone, especially persistently or relentlessly. I wish my boss would stop hounding me about that report. The press hounded the president about the country's involvement in the foreign war.
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He would hound us to death, he said--then he said if I would--if I--we would all of us be sure of work--always.
And she'd say: 'To be honest, they're going to hound us until they've got the picture.
Doing a Mocha Uson poll may be tempting but history moves and changes based on new research, primary source documentation, and analysis so controversies will continue to hound us.
They will instead single us out and hound us to go to Pakistan.
No one wants to stay with this country and that's why the intelligence agencies hound us," the Christian Science Monitor quotes Jan, as saying.
An official at the town government in Genkai, Saga Prefecture, in which the Genkai nuclear plant is located, said, ''Anxieties have continued to hound us, despite the frequent assurances from the plant's officials about the plant's safety and the absence of health risks.
How else is one to account for all those obnoxiously obtrusive and loudmouth commercials that hound us day and night, in decibels off the charts, to run out and buy ourselves a car?
We have to hound the media like they hound us when they sniff a story.
When questioned on the apparent bias sensed by Muslims in media's approach toward the issue, he replied: "Some sections of electronic media are trying to hound us, castigate us by presenting only a negative image about Muslims (as terrorists).
Unlike poor Stephen Lewis, most of us wriggle free somehow, long before the terror of scary demand letters and phone calls hound us to suicide.
JP doesn't hound us at all, but we hope to challenge Martin Pipe one day.
There is a need for us to clarify some questions that continue to hound us and in the process find the appropriate remedial measures,'' he told Kyodo News in an interview.
Yet the denial of opportunity, the loss of a military family in which service members have the deepest pride, and the McCarthyite tactics used to hound us out of the armed forces--these things only scratch the surface of the national tragedy known as "don't ask, don't tell.