be on the right track

be on the right track

To be progressing in a way that is likely to succeed. I think we're really on the right track with this new environmental initiative. After all of those failed experiments, our team is finally on the right track now.
See also: on, right, track

be on the right/wrong ˈtrack

be thinking or acting in the right/wrong way to find the answer to a problem: We haven’t found a solution to the problem yet, but I think we’re on the right track.You’re on the wrong track, I’m afraid. The information you want isn’t here.
See also: on, right, track, wrong