phrase → track If you are on the right track, you are acting or progressing in a way that is likely to result in success. If you are on the wrong track, you are acting or progressing in a way that is likely to result in failure. ⇒ Guests are returning in increasing numbers–a sure sign that we are on the right track. ⇒ We need a convincing win to put us back on the right track. ⇒ We thought we were on the wrong track when we heard their description of you. ⇒ The country was headed on the wrong track, economically.
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