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    on the heels of

    Dear teachers,

    Would you tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    The US drone attack comes on the heels of travel alerts issued by the US and Great Britain for their citizens travelling and living abroad.

    on the heels of = behind, immediately following

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

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    Re: on the heels of

    Correct.

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