put a tail on (someone)

Definition of put a tail on (someone)

  1. :  to have someone follow (another person) They put a tail on the suspect.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to place in a specified position or relationship :  lay

    :  to move in a specified direction

    :  to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something :  thrust

  1. :  a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

    :  the act or an instance of putting the shot

    :  an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d

  1. :  being in place :  fixed, set

tailplay
  1. :  the rear end or a process or prolongation of the rear end of the body of an animal

    :  something resembling an animal's tail in shape or position: such as

    :  a luminous stream of particles, gases, or ions extending from a comet especially in the antisolar direction

  1. :  to follow for purposes of surveillance

    :  to connect end to end

    :  to remove the tail of (an animal) :  dock

  1. :  entail

  1. :  limited as to tenure :  entailed

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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