hound (someone) out (of some place)

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hound (someone) out (of some place)

To hunt, chase, or pursue someone relentlessly, until they leave a particular place. Police hounded the suspect out of his hideout and were able to arrest him en route to Mexico.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

hound someone out

(of something or some place) Go to hound someone from some place.
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hound something out of someone

Fig. to force someone to give information. We are going to have to hound the information out of her. We hounded the combination to the safe out of them.
See also: hound, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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