Definition of “hard/hot/close on sb's heels” - English Dictionary

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“hard/hot/close on sb's heels” in British English

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hard/hot/close on sb's heels

following someone very closely:

She ran down the steps with a group of journalists hard on her heels.

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