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Synonyms for tail

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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Synonyms for tail

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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In the procurement, we are chasing tail lights of technologies as countries developing products will tend to first induct them into their own armed forces and then export the proven version, which is in the middle or end of its life.
It's early days yet but his layabout character looks to have the versatility of Eddie Yates and the discernment - and kissing technique - of Schmeichel the dog when it comes to chasing tail.
Investors get very confused at times like this - it's the chasing tail exercise really," he added.
Senator Panfilo 'Ping' Lacson had this advice to President Rodrigo Duterte's communications officials and closest advisers who have spent recent weeks seemingly chasing tails in explaining apparently confusing statements of the chief executive.
2011 to be precise when Inner City Pirates let loose Cutting Noses, Chasing Tails - another whipsmart collision of incendiary detonations and melodic inspiration.