Why his instant backtracking will come back to haunt him come November.
If she is ever once caught yawning during an interminable tribal dance in Papua New Guinea, the photo will haunt her for decades.
It was a complex and turbulent era, and its impact continues to haunt many Jews—and not just old ones.
“The place is so extraordinary that it began to haunt me,” she says.
Yet even as Billy becomes a literary sensation, his old college rival, Joe Kramer, continues to haunt him.
My memory will haunt it, many nights, in time to come; but nothing worse, I will engage.
Let him show me some attention; let him haunt my house awhile.
From the shadow of a tree there moved one of those brazen and piteous she-ghosts that haunt the locality.
They haunt in timber, and usually by the banks of streams or other waters.
If ever you haunt me again,” muttered Vanslyperken, “may I be hanged.
early 13c., "to practice habitually, busy oneself with, take part in," from Old French hanter "to frequent, resort to, be familiar with" (12c.), probably from Old Norse heimta "bring home," from Proto-Germanic *haimat-janan, from *haimaz- (see home). Meaning "to frequent (a place)" is c.1300 in English. Use in reference to a spirit returning to the house where it had lived perhaps was in Proto-Germanic, but it was reinforced by Shakespeare's plays, and it is first recorded 1590 in "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Related: Haunted; haunting. Middle English hauntingly meant "frequently;" sense of "so as to haunt one's thoughts or memory" is from 1859.
"place frequently visited," c.1300, also in Middle English, "habit, custom" (early 14c.), from haunt (v.). The meaning "spirit that haunts a place, ghost" is first recorded 1843, originally in stereotypical U.S. black speech.