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tay ling

  • n  the act of following someone secretly
  • v  go after with the intent to catch
  • v  remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  • v  remove the stalk of fruits or berries

  • Just as they anticipated, Fredy eventually headed for his father -- not knowing that the police were tailing him.
  • So if the McLean High School students prevail with their copyrighted essays--a trial will probably begin this fall--ambulance- chasing lawyers will start tailing school buses, and .
  • Los Angeles International Airport two weeks ago, FBI agents arrested an Irish businessman they had spent a week tailing all over California's Silicon Valley, from the offices of .
News & Articles

  • South Florida man accused of shoplifting more than $2 million in toys | Video
    Tamarac man reportedly boasted he'd stolen enough 'to fill an entire Toys R Us' The investigation began when nearly $900 of Lego sets vanished midday from the Toys R Us store in Boynton Beach. Before it was over, authorities would be tailing the alleged mastermind believed to have stolen more than $2 million of toys from Toys R Us stores from Maine to California.        
    June 23, 2013 - Sun-Sentinel
  • South Florida man accused of shoplifting more than $2 million in toys
    Tamarac man reportedly boasted he'd stolen enough 'to fill an entire Toys R Us' The investigation began when nearly $900 of Lego sets vanished midday from the Toys R Us store in Boynton Beach . Before it was over, authorities would be tailing the alleged mastermind believed to have stolen more than $2 million of toys from Toys R Us stores from Maine to California.        
    June 22, 2013 - Sun-Sentinel
  • Alleged armed robber foils own getaway
    High-tailing it out of town is a strategy expected from any armed robber. According to Forest Lake police, a suspect’s failure to do just that helped them stay on his trail last week.
    June 19, 2013 - Forest Lake Times
Quotes

  • Margaret Chan in Reuters AlertNet
    So our recommendation is they need to finish the seasonal vaccine and then move over. That is pretty good in terms of dove-tailing the production of the two types of vaccine. So I think that this may just work out,Chan said.
  • Jim Prentice in Toronto Sun
    But Prentice said he has raised the issue with scientists in his department and "I am told that there is no scientific evidence to support the thesis that there's leaching from the oilsands tailing ponds into the Athabasca River. I have indicated to...
  • Brett Lee in The Age
    You always feel pretty confident bowling here when the ball is tailing back in. It's a nice time to bowl, especially late in the afternoon,Lee said. "If we can go out there now and post a hefty total, I think it's definitely going to be...

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