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trail

noun
 
 
/treɪl/
[C] a path through the countryside, often made or used for a particular purpose
鄉間小道(常用於某一特定用途)
a forest/mountain trail
林間/山間小道
Pedestrian routes
[C] the smell or series of marks left by a person, animal or thing as it moves along
臭跡;蹤跡;痕跡
The dogs are specially trained to follow the trail left by the fox.
這些狗經過特別訓練,能夠追蹤狐狸留下的氣味。
He left a trail of muddy footprints behind him.
他身後留下了一串泥濘的腳印。
Animal (non-human) behaviour
[S] various pieces of information which together show where someone you are searching for has gone
蛛絲馬跡,線索
The police admit that the thieves have left no trail for them to follow up.
警方承認小偷沒有留下可供他們追蹤的線索。
Pursuing
be on the trail of sb/sth to be searching for someone or something by examining information you find about where they went
(循線索)追蹤
The three men went to the Bahamas, on the trail of a sunken 17th-century galleon full of treasure.
這三個人去了巴哈馬,為的是尋找一艘滿載金銀財寶的17世紀西班牙沉船。
Searching
(Definition of trail noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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