Meaning of “in your tracks” in the English Dictionary

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"in your tracks" in British English

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in your tracks

in the exact place where you are standing:

He fell dead in his tracks.
A sudden loud scream stopped me (dead) in my tracks (= caused me suddenly to stop what I was doing).

(Definition of “in your tracks” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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