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Meaning of “the wrong/other side of the tracks” in the English Dictionary

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the wrong/other side of the tracks

a ​part of a ​town that is ​consideredpoor and ​dangerous: Her ​boyfriend came from the ​wrong side of the ​tracks.
(Definition of the wrong/other side of the tracks from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the wrong/other side of the tracks”
in Chinese (Simplified) 贫民区(城镇中被视为贫困和危险的区域)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貧民區(城鎮中被視爲貧困和危險的區域)…
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