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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.
Translations of “breathe down sb's neck”
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊緊盯住(某人), 監視(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧紧盯住(某人), 监视(某人)…
(Definition of breathe down sb's neck from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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