One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Acting or thinking in a way that is likely to result in success (or failure)‘we are on the right track for continued growth’
- ‘Only the results will tell us if Labour is on the right track.’
- ‘Today's figures also show that more of those who are likely to vote believe that the country is on the right track.’
- ‘If they approach it as a lock-them-up-and-throw-away-the-key, then they're on the wrong track.’
- ‘More impressive, though, than any fanatical power of endurance was his ability to see he was on the wrong track, admit he was mistaken and try a different course of action.’
- ‘69 percent believe America is on the wrong track, with only 26 percent saying it's headed in the right direction.’
- ‘Victory in last weekend's European Cup final when he captained his country to a fifth success suggests he is on the right track.’
- ‘34% of the country think the government is on the wrong track.’
- ‘It sounds as though your son is on the right track to becoming a successful bodybuilder.’
- ‘That these women were on the wrong track and he was going to put them on the right track.’
- ‘Dave, you've got the sound effects CD on the wrong track.’
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