On The Heels Of Meaning

(idiomatic, of events, facts, etc.) Closely following; in succession immediately after.

Example: 1915, Jack London, Mutiny of the Elsinore, ch. 5:
  On the heels of the little lop-sided man appeared an overgrown dolt of a fat youth, followed by another youth.
2001, Yonatan Netanyahu, The Letters of Jonathan Netanyahu, ISBN 9789652292674, page 288 (Google preview):
  [T]he men got out quickly, the first ones running on the heels of those who had gotten out of the Mercedes.
1603, William Shakespeare, Hamlet, act 4, sc. 7:
  One woe doth tread upon another's heel.
1643, John Milton, The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce, book 2, ch. 4 (Google preview):
  To avoid these dreadful consequences, that tread upon the heels of those allowances to sin, will be a task of far more difficulty.
1872, Mark Twain, Roughing It, ch. 77:
  [A] familiar voice chimed instantly in on the heels of my last word.
1917, Upton Sinclair, King Coal, ch. 32:
  [W]hen such accidents kept happening, one on the heels of another, even the most callous public could not help asking questions.
2012 Oct. 13, "Pakistan’s politics: The peace and love tour," The Economist:
  As it happened, the shooting came on the heels of a two-day “peace march” against American drone aircraft targeting suspected Islamist militants in Pakistan’s tribal areas close to the border with Afghanistan.