close/hard/hot on someone's or something's heels

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Definition of close/hard/hot on someone's or something's heels

: chasing or following someone or something very closely The police were hot on his heels.

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“Close/hard/hot on someone's or something's heels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close%2Fhard%2Fhot%20on%20someone%27s%20or%20something%27s%20heels. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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