on someone's case meaning

[American idiom]
constantly criticizing someone. (Slang.)
I'm tired of your being on my case all the time.
It seems as if someone is always on his back.

[American slang]
mod. nagging someone; annoying someone with criticism or supervision.
• You have been on my case long enough. Mind your own business!
• The boss has been on my tail about the large number of telephone calls I make.

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