Definition of on the campaign trail in English:

on the campaign trail

  • Engaged in a political campaign: he has studiously avoided the subject on the campaign trail
    More example sentences
    • The president made a lot of promises on the campaign trail.
    • Jim's comments were in response to a question about what voters are asking him about on the campaign trail.
    • Her husband meanwhile is using some sharp words out on the campaign trail.
See parent entry: campaign

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