hot on the trail of

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Definition of hot on the trail of

: chasing and close to catching (someone) The police are hot on the trail of the escaped convicts.

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“Hot on the trail of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hot%20on%20the%20trail%20of. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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