ride (someone's) back

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ride (someone's) back

To frequently or constantly harass, nag, or upbraid someone to do, accomplish, or complete something. The boss is riding everyone's back to get the project finished by next week. Quit riding my back, I'll get it done eventually!
See also: back, ride
References in classic literature ?
If you thought I hadn't come, why didn't you ride back with Denis Eady?
Farebrother, putting out his hand to Mary, "and I shall ride back to Middlemarch forthwith.
I'd hate to have to ride back through that jungle at night to his camp.
Will you please ride back as quickly as you can, and tell Jessie that Mr.
His whole person was so bespattered with the like filthy missiles, that he had almost a mind to ride back, and supplicate for the threatened ablution at the town pump; for, though not meant in kindness, it would now have been a deed of charity.
He now could not ride back fast enough to satisfy his impatience.
I'll ride back, and break every bone in the coachman's skin
I happened to ride back with my cousins and the groom.
Give him a ride back to Charing Cross, sharp boy, and there get rid of him.
It's great to ride a winner on my first ride back and especially for Mike Murphy, who supported me when I was here before.
Partnering him for the first time, Cook, having his first ride back from another injury setback, decided to be positive and sit close to the pace rather than drop him out and it worked a treat.
au, Webber dashed out on to the circuit, hailed Alonso's Ferrari like it was a taxi and then clambered on to the sidepod for a quicker ride back rather than having a slow post-race walk back to the pits.
It involved an 8-hour ferry ride, a 45-minute cab ride to the other side of Rhodes to a hotel where we had to bang on the door to get in in the middle of the night, another cab ride back around Rhodes after three hours of sleep for a flight out at dawn and a long and dusty ride to Kalkan after landing in Turkey in a cab that had to be from the 1960s.
EVENING: Catch sunset at Formentera with the boat ride back to Ibiza then an evening in Madrid starting with sherry and tapas at Casa Revuelta, dinner at Michelin starred Zalacain, then somewhere raucous for dancing and ending with chocolate and churros at Valor in the early hours.
50 charge for commuters using park and ride back in 2010, The authority received more than 100 complaints about it.