'Born on the wrong side of the tracks' Meaning
What does the saying 'Born on the wrong side of the tracks' mean?
Someone whose is born on the wrong side of the tracks is from the poor part of town.
Contributor: Lynn Ridenour
Country: International English | Subject Area: Children and babies | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Born on the wrong side of the blanket
- Get out of bed on the wrong side
- Back the wrong horse
- Look on the bright side
- Know which side one's bread is buttered on
- Wrong end of the stick
- Barking up the wrong tree
- Wrong foot
- Rub someone up the wrong way
- Born with a silver spoon in your mouth
- Born to the purple
- Seamy side
- Other side of the coin
- Not born yesterday
- Thorn in your side
- Time is on my side
- Not know you are born
- On the flip side
- Dead wrong
- Grass may be greener on the other side but it's just as hard to mow
- Right church, wrong pew
- Make tracks
- The grass is greener on the other side of the fence
- Were you born in a field?
- Were you born in a barn?
- I may have been born at night, but not last night
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