Dog your footsteps - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
dog (one's) footsteps (redirected from dog your footsteps)
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.
References in classic literature
If this young lord does dog your footsteps
, and whisper his drivelling inanities in your ears, what of it?
But spookier still are the dark figures that dart unexpectedly from the shadows, dog your footsteps
and talk in low slow tones, their grim faces pressed close to yours.