dog (one's) footsteps

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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.
See also: dog, footstep

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.
See also: dog, footstep
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25 PER MIN SEPTEMBER 24 - OCTOBER 23 You are in a make it happen mood, and if that means taking a smart step to free yourself of something that's been dogging your footsteps, then you will.