in one's tracks

in one's tracks  {adv. phr.},  {informal}
1. Именно там, где кто-л. находится в данный момент; вдруг, внезапно; тотчас же.
The hunter's rifle cracked and the rabbit dropped in his tracks.
Mary stopped dead in her tracks, turned around, and ran back home.
Син.: ON THE SPOT (1), THEN AND THERE.
Категории: {adv. phr.} {informal}

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