What does 'Hard on someone's heels' mean?
If you are hard on someone's heels, you are close to them and trying to catch or overtake them. ('Hot on someone's heels' is also used.)
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Idioms similar to 'Hard on someone's heels'
- Take to your heels
- Dig your heels in
- Kick your heels
- Drag your heels
- Kick up your heels
- Show someone a clean pair of heels
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