follow (someone or something) around

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follow (someone or something) around

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 around all day. The interior designer can't get any work done with your puppy constantly following her around!
See also: around, follow
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You can't start following somebody around with a camera when he's 60, with a view to making a film of The Last Years of Charlie Smith.
They were having lots of meetings and discussions on how to portray it, but one of the difficulties of following somebody around in their domestic routine is that it isn't necessarily fascinating watching somebody doing the washing up or cooking dinner.