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hound someone

1. To hunt, chase, or pursue someone relentlessly. Police hounded the suspect for days, pursuing him as far as the border to Mexico, where he was finally arrested.
2. To badger, hector, or pester someone, especially persistently or relentlessly. I wish my boss would stop hounding me about that report. The press hounded the president about the country's involvement in the foreign war.
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Among the people hounding us were many of our former colleagues who had proudly become soldiers of the disinformation war, putting "patriotism" above objectivity.
And media started branding us, hounding us day in and day out,' Honrado said.
I think we've had a rocky start with the media that's been hounding us, and unfortunately not telling the good stories.
This gives the message to the public that their anxieties about the companies hounding us are not taken seriously and the companies themselves are offered reassurance that they can carry on operating without any fear of detection.
They were hounding us when they could not get hold of him.
We are getting steam-rollered and they are hounding us smokers into oblivion.
He's been hounding us about religious things," she said.
Tell him we're not done yet and for him to stop hounding us at Customs.
There's no need for that at the Q-School and I felt they were hounding us.
When we hit the post near the end, I thought: `Oh no, here we go - that bad luck is still hounding us,'' he said.
Many of them were dislocated after all this controversy hounding us for so many years," Lacson told reporters at the Senate's regular news conference.
He replied: ``It's just really hard because all the press have been hounding us trying to get pictures and statements.
Be angry instead with all the loan and credit companies hounding us to take out loans.