Sinonimi di trail
1 (sostantivo )
a rough path across open country or through a forestHe was following a broad trail through the trees.
We followed the path along the clifftops.
We set off once more, over a rough mountain track.
the most direct route to the town centre
He came round the back way.
For nearly four hours we maintained our course northwards.
road, , ,
There was very little traffic on the roads.
2 (sostantivo )
a sequence of results from an eventHe left a trail of clues at the scenes of his crimes.
the latest in a long line of successes
a long train of oil tankers
a row of pretty little cottages
The landscape is broken only by a string of villages.
a never-ending stream of jokes
He took a succession of jobs which have stood him in good stead.
3 (sostantivo )
a print, mark, or scent left by a person, animal, or objectThey would take no action except that of following his trail.
4 (sostantivo )
something that trails behindthe high vapour trail of an aircraft
5 (sostantivo )
a sequence of results from an eventThe blast left a 200 metre trail of wreckage.
1 (verbo )
to follow or hunt (an animal or person), usually secretly, by following the marks or tracks he, she, or it has madeTwo detectives were trailing him.
I think we're being followed.
He thought he had better track this creature and kill it.
She chased the thief for 100 yards.
She pursued the man who had stolen her bag.
The three creatures had dogged him from hut to hut.
Police are hunting a large wildcat that has escaped from the zoo.
shadowed by a large and highly visible body of police
I first went there to trace my roots.
tail (informal), ,
Officers had tailed the gang in an undercover inquiry.
Wolves stalk their prey across the tundra.
keep an eye on,
keep tabs on (informal),
run to ground
2 (verbo )
to drag or stream along the ground or through the air behind someone or somethingShe came down the stairs, trailing the coat behind her.
He got up and dragged his chair towards the table.
He drew his chair nearer the fire.
I helped pull him out of the water.
Suddenly, she was swept along by the crowd.
A crane hauled the car out of the stream.
He was using the vehicle to tow his trailer.
A gold bracelet dangled from her left wrist.
a young man with a drooping moustache
3 (verbo )
to move wearily or slowlyI spent a long afternoon trailing behind him.
The boys crept forward, Roger lagging a little.
People drifted around the room.
He wandered aimlessly around the garden.
Customers are welcome to linger over coffee until midnight.
trudge, , ,
We had to trudge up the track back to the station.
We meandered along the Irish country roads.
We ambled along in front of the houses.
unemployed young men loitering at the entrance to the factory.
They came straggling up the cliff road.
I traipsed from one doctor to another.
dawdle, , ,
They dawdled arm in arm past the shopfronts.
bring up the rear,
4 (verbo )
to be falling behind in a race, match or competitionHe scored again leaving Dartford trailing 2-0 at the break.
5 (verbo )
ivy trailing over the concrete
6 (verbo )
a previously trailed live TV appearance
See trail away or off
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in the sense of amble
to walk at a leisurely paceWe ambled along in front of the houses.
in the sense of announce
to proclaimThe couple were planning to announce their engagement.
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