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trail

noun
 
 
/treɪl/
[C] a path through the countryside, often made or used for a particular purpose
乡间小道(常用于某一特定用途)
a forest/mountain trail
林间/山间小道
Pedestrian routes
[C] the smell or series of marks left by a person, animal or thing as it moves along
臭迹;踪迹;痕迹
The dogs are specially trained to follow the trail left by the fox.
这些狗经过特别的训练,能够追踪狐狸留下的气味。
He left a trail of muddy footprints behind him.
他身后留下了一串泥泞的脚印。
Animal (non-human) behaviour
[S] various pieces of information which together show where someone you are searching for has gone
蛛丝马迹,线索
The police admit that the thieves have left no trail for them to follow up.
警方承认小偷没有留下可供他们追踪的线索。
Pursuing
be on the trail of sb/sth to be searching for someone or something by examining information you find about where they went
(循线索)追踪
The three men went to the Bahamas, on the trail of a sunken 17th-century galleon full of treasure.
这3个人去了巴哈马,为的是寻找一艘满载金银财宝的17世纪西班牙沉船。
Searching
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