Dog their footsteps - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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dog (one's) footsteps
To appear to follow or accompany one wherever they go. It's a shame, but tragedy has been dogging her footsteps for years.
dog somebody’s ˈfootsteps (of a problem or bad luck) seem to follow somebody everywhere: Bad luck seems to have dogged our footsteps from the beginning.
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He and Dunwoody yarn away about the art of motivational speaking aboard cruise ships, while I dog their footsteps
. By now, an empty Red Bull can on top of a hedge halfway down the Bury Road has taken on a jauntily familiar air, the dents on its side like the wrinkles on the face of an old friend.