dog around

(redirected from dogging someone around)

dog around

1. To follow or pursue someone tenaciously. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dog" and "around." They hired a private detective to dog him around for a few weeks to see what he was up to. The player spent most of the game being dogged around the field by the other team.
2. To continue to be a source of frustration, difficulty, or hardship for someone. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dog" and "around." That conviction I got as a teenager has dogged me around my whole life.
See also: around, dog
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