Definition of “come/follow hard/hot on the heels of sth” - English Dictionary

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“come/follow hard/hot on the heels of sth” in British English

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come/follow hard/hot on the heels of sth

to happen very soon after something:

For Walter, disaster followed hard on the heels of his initial success.

(Definition of “come/follow hard/hot on the heels of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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