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Dust on my heels

Posted by ESC on September 17, 2005

In Reply to: Dust on my heels posted by Brian on September 16, 2005

: I'm trying to figure out if "dust on my heels" means "always on the move (kicking up dust)" or the opposite "been sitting in one place for a long time (gathering dust)". I can't find an answer anywhere and I'd love to know! Thanks.

There is a phrase that goes something like: I'm going to shake the dust of this town from my heels. So I am guessing that if you have dust still on your heels, you've stayed in one place a long time.