Idiom: keep after someone
Idiom: keep after someone / something
- to repeatedly remind someone to do something
- to persistently make an effort to address a situation
- If your boss doesn't approve your request for a raise, keep after him until you get it because you deserve it.
- It's very frustrating to have to keep after you every evening until your homework is done so if things do not improve I'm going to disconnect the internet.
- We have to keep after our tenants to pay the rent every month but eventually they do pay.
- Please be sure to keep after your mother's medications and ensure she takes them as directed by her physician.
- Being a secretary is like being a mother sometimes. I have to keep after my boss to do a lot of things.
- You'll have to keep after these weeds or they will overtake your garden this summer.
- We have to keep after our medical providers to get the receipts we need to get reimbursed by our insurance company.
- I used to have to keep after my kids to do their chores but I was very strict for a couple of years and now they have developed good habits and do things as asked.
- crack the whip
- drag someone kicking and screaming
- stay on top of someone
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