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

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"the wrong/other side of the tracks" in British English

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the wrong/other side of the tracks

a part of a town that is considered poor 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)