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Idiom of the week- On the heels of something

Posted by englishlessons on July 28, 2013

Definition:

soon after something

Examples:

She was having a successful year. She received the music award on the heels of a sold out concert tour.

It was a busy year for the couple. Their baby’s birth followed close on the heels of a move to a new house.

Picture it:

Picture someone following you closely, almost on your heels.

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Idioms in English TOEFL Listening Practice

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