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on (one's) case

Constantly nagging, harassing, or annoying someone. My boss has been on my case all week to get that report done. I'm sorry for getting on your case about it, but I need an answer soon.
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*on someone's case

 and *on someone's back
Inf. harassing someone about a personal problem; annoying someone. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; keep ~.) I'll get on Tom's case about being late so much. I'm sorry, I won't get on your case anymore.
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on (someone's) case

Persistently nagging or urging someone to do something.
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