One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Acting or thinking in a way that is likely to achieve what is required.‘formulas for keeping the economy on track’
on course, on target, on schedule, on timeView synonyms
- ‘Sometimes you just need one result and a bit of luck to get back on track.’
- ‘Back on track, County went on to score the decisive winning goal after forcing a series of corners.’
- ‘More fundamental are policies to get the economy on track so that there are jobs for all.’
- ‘As soon as the chaos approaches, the monster rears its head and I'm back on track.’
- ‘Her speech and development were also impaired but that is now back on track.’
- ‘In the space of less than a week I have gone from being somewhat depressed to feeling like life is back on track.’
- ‘But a two-fold surge in the price of coal put the mining scheme back on track last year.’
- ‘If one patient runs late another will run early and the schedule should stay on track, more or less.’
- ‘From the outside it appears close to completion and certainly on track for a June completion date.’
- ‘The first is that the economy may be on track this year but the public finances are not.’
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