breathe down someone's neck

Definition of breathe down someone's neck

  1. 1 :  to chase after someone closely The cops were breathing down our necks.

  2. 2 :  to watch someone carefully and constantly His parents are always breathing down his neck.

Word by Word Definitions

breatheplay
  1. :  to draw air into and expel it from the lungs :  respire

    :  to take in oxygen and give out carbon dioxide through natural processes

    :  to inhale and exhale freely

downplay
  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. :  to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as

    :  to cause to fall by or as if by shooting :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down (see 1down) (as an opponent in wrestling)

    :  a complete play to advance the ball

  1. :  an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil

    :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

neckplay
  1. :  the part of an animal that connects the head with the body

    :  the siphon of a bivalve mollusk (as a clam)

    :  the part of a garment that covers or is next to the neck

  1. :  to kiss and caress amorously

    :  to reduce in diameter

    :  to engage in amorous kissing and caressing


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