tag along behind (someone)

tag along behind (someone)

To accompany or follow closely behind someone, perhaps when one is not part of the group or when one's presence is not wanted. Do you mind if my little brother tags along behind us? My parents want him to get out of the house for a while. He insisted on following along behind me to make sure I went to class on time.
See also: behind, tag
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