Meaning of “breathe down sb's neck” in the English Dictionary

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"breathe down sb's neck" in British English

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breathe down sb's neck

disapproving

to stay close to someone, watching everything that they do:

It's awful having a boss who breathes down your neck all the time.

(Definition of “breathe down sb's neck” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)