tail

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follow

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on someone's tail

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  • close behind someone
  • hard on someone's heels
  • following someone closely
  • tailing someone

turn tail

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the hindmost part of something

something that follows or is drawn along behind

an agent assigned to observe and report on another

to keep (another) under surveillance by moving along behind

tail away: to grow or cause to grow gradually less

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the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

the time of the last part of something

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any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

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a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

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(usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head

the rear part of a ship

remove or shorten the tail of an animal

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remove the stalk of fruits or berries

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