trail goes cold

idiom

used to say that the marks, signs, smells, etc., that are left behind by someone or something can no longer be found or followed
When we got to the river, the trail went cold.

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“Trail goes cold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trail%20goes%20cold. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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