in one's tracks
phrasal where one stands or is at the moment ; on the spot <
was stopped in his tracks
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in one's tracks — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Just where one is at the moment; abruptly; immediately. * /The hunter s rifle cracked and the rabbit dropped in his tracks./ * /Mary stopped dead in her tracks, turned around, and ran back home./ Syn.: ON THE SPOT(1),… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's tracks — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Just where one is at the moment; abruptly; immediately. * /The hunter s rifle cracked and the rabbit dropped in his tracks./ * /Mary stopped dead in her tracks, turned around, and ran back home./ Syn.: ON THE SPOT(1),… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cover one's tracks — or[cover up one s tracks] {v. phr.} 1. To hide and not leave anything, especially foot marks, to show where you have been, so that no one can follow you. * /The deer covered his tracks by running in a stream./ 2. {informal} To hide or not say… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cover one's tracks — or[cover up one s tracks] {v. phr.} 1. To hide and not leave anything, especially foot marks, to show where you have been, so that no one can follow you. * /The deer covered his tracks by running in a stream./ 2. {informal} To hide or not say… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cover one's tracks — phrasal to conceal traces in order to elude pursuers or escape detection …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • follow in one's footsteps — also[follow in one s tracks] {v. phr.} To follow someone s example; follow someone exactly, * /He followed in his father s footsteps and became a doctor./ Compare: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • follow in one's footsteps — also[follow in one s tracks] {v. phr.} To follow someone s example; follow someone exactly, * /He followed in his father s footsteps and became a doctor./ Compare: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON …   Dictionary of American idioms

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