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verb [transitive] dog pronunciation in American English /dɔɡ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydog
he/she/itdogs
present participledogging
past tensedogged
past participledogged
  1. 1
    [often passive] to cause trouble for someone over a long period of time
    He has been dogged by persistent back problems.
    These rumors had dogged the president for years.
  2. 2
    to follow someone closely in a way that annoys them
    Photographers dogged the princess all her adult life.
  3. 3

    dog

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    dog on

    American very informal to criticize someone in a continuous and annoying way

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