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English definition of “on the scent”

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on the scent

close to discovering: "We're on the scent of something big," said the police chief.
Translations of “on the scent”
in Chinese (Traditional) 快要找到,已獲得線索…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快要找到,已获得线索…
(Definition of on the scent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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