breathe down someone's neck

idiom

1
: to chase after someone closely
The cops were breathing down our necks.
2
: to watch someone carefully and constantly
His parents are always breathing down his neck.

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“Breathe down someone's neck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breathe%20down%20someone%27s%20neck. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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