on (one's) trail

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on (one's) trail

Following, pursuing, or tracking one. The cops are on our trail—we have to lose them in the woods. A: "And what about the accountant who stole that money from us?" B: "I'm on his trail, sir."
See also: on, trail
References in classic literature ?
I am not given to needless worrying, but the more I tried to convince myself that all was well with Powell, and that the dots I had seen on his trail were antelope or wild horses, the less I was able to assure myself.