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follow (someone or something) about

To move or follow close behind someone or something, often in an annoying way. I'm a preschool teacher, so I've had toddlers following me about all day. The interior designer can't get any work done with your puppy constantly following her about!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

follow someone or something about

 and follow someone or something around
to go the same route as someone or something all the time; to trail someone or something. Why are you always following me about? Stop following me around.
See also: follow
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I was going to follow around, but I stooped down to look at the tracks first.
This smiley girl loves company, and would like someone at home with her most of the day who she can follow around the house or garden before heading out for a walk exploring and sniffing everything.
VISITORS to the Ford & Etal Estates may notice something of a transformation towards the end of the month as the villages display an array of spooktacular 'scarycrows' - weird, wacky, funny and spooky 'scarecrows' make up the nowfamous 'scarycrow trail' that visitors can follow around the estates as part of the annual Halloween celebrations.
VISITORS to the Ford & Etal Estates may notice something of a transformation towards the end of the month as the villages display an array of spooktacular 'scarycrows' - weird, wacky, funny and spooky 'scarecrows' make up the now-famous 'scarycrow trail' that visitors can follow around the estates as part of the annual Halloween celebrations.
Starting at 10am from the centre, which was formerly known as Thringstone House Community Centre, families received a quiz sheet and a map to follow around the village looking to answer the set of questions.
The vehicle is arrive at United States dealerships this autumn, with the coupe to follow around 2016, and the Type R in 2017.
ALJCI has become a role model in community initiatives for other companies to follow around the world.
The Through the Rabbit Hole play space includes kids' activities and imaginative play, with a trail of White Rabbit pawprints to follow around the gallery.
A second payment of USD50m payment to follow around 31 August 2014 in exchange for an additional economic interest of 15% resulting in an economic ownership of 49% w,hilst maintaining 51% of the voting common stock.
Have camera crews follow around the geniuses that gave us $14.3 trillion of debt, bankrupted Social Security and Medicare, and all but insured generational bankruptcy.
Jim Crowley and William Knight have been a team to follow around Kempton over the past four seasons.
The idea is to create trails for visitors to follow around the national park, on various themes such as films, literature or heritage.
A camera crew will follow around party workers for the show which will attempt to make politics sexier.
That way, you can follow around the cleavage this gives you, shading from the plunge of the cleavage up and around the curve of your bust.
To that end, Claude Cousins has been hired away from Bank of America to open a mortgage origination office in west Little Rock, with more to follow around the state.