1) to keep track of (to keep track of expenses)

2) to lose track of

3) close track (to keep close track of smt.)

course for racing

4) a fast; muddy; slow track

5) a cinder track; racetrack; running track

path, road

6) a cart track (BE; AE has dirt road)

7) (misc.) off the beaten track ('isolated')


8) to lay tracks

9) a double; main; railroad (AE), railway (BE); single track

10) (misc.) on the wrong side of the tracks (AE; colloq.) ('in the poor section of a city')


11) a sound track


12) the inside track ('an advantageous position')

USAGE NOTE: For footraces, track is CE. For horseracing, AE uses track and racetrack; BE prefers course and racecourse.
* * *
operate a track
running track
single track
slow track
trash (AE; BE has dustcart) track
garbage (AE)
pickup (AE)
trailer (AE; BE has articulated lorry)
panel (AE; BE has delivery van)
dumper (BE)
railway (BE)
tipper (BE)
dump (esp. AE)
['course for racing'] a fast
['recording'] a sound track
['vehicle'] (esp. AE; BE often has lorry, van) to drive
a cinder track
a double
to lay tracks
to lose track of
(misc.) on the wrong side of the tracks ('in the poor section of a city'; AE; colloq.)
(misc.) off the beaten track ('rail'; 'isolated')
a delivery (AE)
a tow track (AE; BE has breakdown lorry, breakdown van)
['path, road'] a cart track (BE; AE has dirt road)
a railway track (BE; AE has flatcar)
['misc. '] the inside track (USAGE NOTE: For footraces, track is CE. For horseracing. AE uses track and racetrack; BE prefers course and racecourse.; 'an advantageous position')
close track (to keep close track of smt.)
['awareness'] to keep track of (to keep track of expenses)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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