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on the heels of meaning

  "on the heels of" in a sentence
  • [American slang]
    prep. Just after; following (something, especially an event). Often used with "hard" for emphasis. Hard on the heels of the women's liberation parade, homosexuals declared a "gay pride week."

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  1. it came on the heels of our ill-fated venture into deep-sea diving.
  2. on the heels of the police who investigated the robbery came reporters and photographers.
  3. it was during this dialogue, or hard on the heels of it, that the town was subjected to a monster revival meeting.
  4. heavy rain came on the heels of the lightening
  5. heavy rain came on the heels of the lightening

Related Words

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  2. on the game meaning
  3. on the go meaning
  4. on the good side of so meaning
  5. on the ground meaning
  6. on the heels of something meaning
  7. on the heels of sth meaning
  8. on the high ropes meaning
  9. on the hit meaning
  10. on the hobble meaning
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