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English definition of “in your tracks”

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in your tracks

in the exact place where you are standing: He fell dead in his tracks. A sudden loud scream stopped me (dead) in my tracks (= caused me suddenly to stop what I was doing).
Translations of “in your tracks”
in Chinese (Traditional) 就地,當場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 就地,当场…
(Definition of in your tracks from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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