English version

be on somebody’s case

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe on somebody’s casebe on somebody’s caseinformalCRITICIZE to be criticizing someone constantly Dad’s always on my case about something or other. case
Examples from the Corpus
be on somebody’s caseDad's always on my case about getting a job.First you are on this case, then you are off.In fact there was not much of a feeling that anyone was on my case at all.And the National Guard were on the case now.I dreamed I was on a case.But Jack MacFarland was on the case.Around 50 police officers are on the case.And Rathbone would be on the case, with his bloodhound and magnifying glass.
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