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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “be on sb's back”

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be on sb's back

informal
to criticize someone several times in an annoying way
多次找(某人)的麻烦;多次批评(某人)
She's on my back again about those sales figures - I just haven't had a moment to do them.
她又跟我唠叨要那些销售数据——我只是还抽不出时间来弄它们。
Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
(Definition of be on sb's back from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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