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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For example, according to Hutchins, in the Supreme Court's decision in Jones, Justice Sotomayor noted that following someone around for four weeks was too long because it allows you to learn things like whether they go to the psychiatrist, church, a massage parlor or a gay bar.
When Letterman asked about how Lohan was doing, Winfrey said that Lohan was doing really Ok and she thinks that it was a really difficult thing to have cameras following someone around for every phase of their life when one tries to pull their life together.
At 11:58 a.m., officers responded to Prospect Street for a suspicious vehicle that was reportedly following someone around all day.