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Move or leave in a hurry, as in If we're going to catch the first show, we'd better make tracks . This term alludes to the footprints left by running. [ Slang ; early 1800s]

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Example Sentences

If he isn't here then, I shall make tracks before the darkness gets any thicker.'

If the fox got a sniff of human scent, he would leave his circle very quickly, and make tracks fast to be out of danger.

We're licked, the tradin'-post is burned up, an' the only thing we can do is to make tracks for Fort Benton.

But in this I was mistaken so was obliged to give up the hunt for the time being and make tracks for the shanty.

Now lets make tracks for home, said Lillie as Nathalie hung up the lantern on the pole again.


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