follow in one's tracks


follow in one's tracks
• follow in one's footsteps/tracks
follow someone's example, follow someone exactly

He is following in his father's footsteps and has decided to work for a bank.


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  • follow\ in\ one's\ tracks — v. phr. To follow someone s example; follow someone exactly, He followed in his father s footsteps and became a doctor. Compare: like father, like son …   Словарь американских идиом

  • follow in one's footsteps — also[follow in one s tracks] {v. phr.} To follow someone s example; follow someone exactly, * /He followed in his father s footsteps and became a doctor./ Compare: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • follow in one's footsteps — also[follow in one s tracks] {v. phr.} To follow someone s example; follow someone exactly, * /He followed in his father s footsteps and became a doctor./ Compare: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • follow in one's footsteps — • follow in one s footsteps/tracks follow someone s example, follow someone exactly He is following in his father s footsteps and has decided to work for a bank …   Idioms and examples

  • cover\ up\ one's\ tracks — • cover (up) one s tracks v. phr. 1. To hide and not leave anything, especially foot marks, to show where you have been, so that no one can follow you. The deer covered his tracks by running in a stream. 2. informal To hide or not say where you… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cover one's tracks — or[cover up one s tracks] {v. phr.} 1. To hide and not leave anything, especially foot marks, to show where you have been, so that no one can follow you. * /The deer covered his tracks by running in a stream./ 2. {informal} To hide or not say… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cover one's tracks — or[cover up one s tracks] {v. phr.} 1. To hide and not leave anything, especially foot marks, to show where you have been, so that no one can follow you. * /The deer covered his tracks by running in a stream./ 2. {informal} To hide or not say… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cover\ one's\ tracks — • cover (up) one s tracks v. phr. 1. To hide and not leave anything, especially foot marks, to show where you have been, so that no one can follow you. The deer covered his tracks by running in a stream. 2. informal To hide or not say where you… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in one's tracks — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Just where one is at the moment; abruptly; immediately. * /The hunter s rifle cracked and the rabbit dropped in his tracks./ * /Mary stopped dead in her tracks, turned around, and ran back home./ Syn.: ON THE SPOT(1),… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's tracks — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Just where one is at the moment; abruptly; immediately. * /The hunter s rifle cracked and the rabbit dropped in his tracks./ * /Mary stopped dead in her tracks, turned around, and ran back home./ Syn.: ON THE SPOT(1),… …   Dictionary of American idioms