birddogging


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bird-dog

also bird·dog (bûrd′dôg′, -dŏg′)
v. bird-dogged, bird-dog·ging, bird-dogs also bird·dogged or bird·dog·ging or bird·dogs Informal
v.intr.
To follow a subject of interest, such as a person or trend, with persistent attention.
v.tr.
1. To observe or follow closely; monitor: Police bird-dogged the suspect's movements.
2. To seek out (talent or clients, for example): bird-dogs recruits for the team.

birddogging

(ˈbɜːdˌdɒɡɪŋ)
n
the act of pursuing with determination
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