Michele Bachmann trailed the field, so she was no help, but former Sen. Rick Santorum and Rep. Ron Paul did their jobs.
The Oscar-winning director of Rain Man, Barry Levinson, trailed Anne Hathaway for his new documentary, PoliWood.
In the Season Two finale, he trailed Brody and Carrie to the lakefront cabin.
His eventual victory should not obscure this fact—Toomey trailed Governor-elect Tom Corbett by 143,000 votes.
But a poll released Monday gave Hanabusa a 3-point lead, after she had trailed for much of the campaign.
He trailed sulkily in and the trio sat down in the little wire-backed chairs before a round, shiny table.
Either of them on a road could have trailed us, step for step, and as long as we pleased.
In his left hand he trailed his long rifle, while his right rested upon the buckhorn handle of the knife in his belt.
The trio got into a waiting car and Haggerty trailed them in a taxi.
From covert to covert and from house to house they trailed him and at last ran him down.
c.1300, "to hang down loosely and flow behind," from Old French trailler "to tow," ultimately from Vulgar Latin *tragulare "to drag," from Latin tragula "dragnet," probably related to trahere "to pull" (see tract (n.1)). The meaning "follow the trail of" (an animal, etc.) is first recorded late 14c. Related: Trailed; trailing.
early 14c., "trailing part of a robe, gown, etc.," from the source of trail (v.). The meaning "track or smell left by a person or animal" is also from 1580s. Meaning "path or track worn in wilderness" is attested from 1807.