Значение идиомы the tracks

[the tracks] {n.} The line between the rich or fashionable part oftown and the poor or unfashionable part of town.

The poor childrenknew they would not be welcome on the other side of the tracks.

Mary’s mother did not want her to date Jack, because he came fromacross the tracks.

– Often used in the expression “the wrong side ofthe tracks”.

The mayor was born on the wrong side of the tracks, but he worked hard and became successful.


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Диалог в аптеке на английском.