hound someone

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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.
See also: hound
References in classic literature ?
But now, as the two monsters hounded us to the very foot of the stairs, a drift of darts came whistling from every chink in the cliff above them.
Those defeats have hounded us for a year and now we can put that one to bed.
Their guards are outstanding and really just hounded us all night," Reno said.
they hounded us, over and over again, everywhere we went.
As we neared the end of our meal, the waiter hounded us with the check, as if to rush us out the door.
dude in the blue sports coat with the leather patches peeling and flapping off the elbows who hounded us from the second we got off the plane, but from a more traditional counter-style vendor.
The pervert's dad said: "There were threats of `like father, like son' and local yobs hounded us.
They have hounded us to the point where we can no longer sleep at night," Jeanette says.
And besides you people (the media) would have hounded us unmercifully every day .
They may be starting the process that has hounded us for the past two years.