on someone's tail

idiom

Definition of on someone's tail

informal
: following closely behind someone The sheriff was hot on their tails.

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“On someone's tail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20someone%27s%20tail. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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