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    Breathing down one's neck

    hello everyone.
    What is the meaning of "Breathing down one's neck"

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    Re: Breathing down one's neck

    Quote Originally Posted by Shad View Post
    hello everyone.
    What is the meaning of "Breathing down one's neck"

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    Threateningly close behind

    I was still ahead of my pursuers, but they were breathing down my neck.

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    ps - You can also use it figuratively, for something that will catch up with you in the end - like the Inland Revenue.
    Last edited by BobK; 15-Nov-2006 at 18:15. Reason: PS added

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    Re: Breathing down one's neck

    Thank you Bob

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