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
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At one moment Smith carried Tan across the floor, her legs straight ahead like a plank; then she regally rode his back and ended on his knees before melting into the ground.