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be on the right/wrong track

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe on the right/wrong trackbe on the right/wrong trackCORRECTWRONG/INCORRECTto think in a way that is likely to lead to a correct or incorrect result We’ve had the initial test results and it looks as though we’re on the right track. track
Examples from the Corpus
be on the right/wrong trackDole was on the right track when he talked about tolerance, but he mysteriously dropped it once he got the nomination.I knew I was on the right track when I felt that thrill of pleasure at placing object, not painting it.And other signs helped convince me that I was on the right track.He hoped the man was on the right track and did his best to believe that he was.The officers consequently had little idea whether they were on the right track or not.A few people, though, were on the right track.You are on the right track so follow your nose.
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