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    kept on track

    I've been triying to find the meaning of kept on track but I didn't find it. Could you tell me what does it means?
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    Re: kept on track

    Quote Originally Posted by couch potatoe View Post
    I've been triying to find the meaning of kept on track but I didn't find it. Could you tell me what does it means?
    Thank you.
    In a physical sense, it actually would mean that something stays on the track/tracks (ie a train/tram).

    However, as a saying, it normally means to continue along the path you are meant to be on, whether it's with work or something personal.

    "I was doing a university degree. It was very difficult and I kept thinking about giving up. However, I reminded myself that I would be able to get a better job once I had a degree, and that helped me to keep on track. I graduated last month!"

    Note: in BrE I think we would be just as likely (possibly more likely) to say "stay on track".
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 22-Jul-2010 at 14:20. Reason: Typo


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    Re: kept on track

    Thank you emsr2d2 it's crystal clear!!

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