come/follow close/hard/hot on the heels of (something)

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Definition of come/follow close/hard/hot on the heels of (something)

: to happen very soon afterward Her second movie followed close on the heels of her successful film debut. His resignation comes hard on the heels of the announcement that the company is going bankrupt.

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“Come/follow close/hard/hot on the heels of (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%2Ffollow%20close%2Fhard%2Fhot%20on%20the%20heels%20of%20%28something%29. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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