Definition of on the right or wrong track in English:

on the right (or wrong) track

Acting or thinking in a way that is likely to result in success (or failure): we are on the right track for continued growth
More example sentences
  • Victory in last weekend's European Cup final when he captained his country to a fifth success suggests he is on the right 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.
  • Only the results will tell us if Labour is on the right track.
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