Tracks


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What does it mean when you dream about tracks?

Train tracks can represent certain commonly accepted attitudes or ways of doing things. A dream about an athletic track often indicates some form of competition. Race tracks, on the other hand, are more about the feeling that one’s life is a race (the “rat race”). The meaning of tracks in a dream might also be drawing on familiar idioms, such as “off the beaten track,” “on the right track,” or “to lose track” of something.

References in classic literature ?
Within the shadow of the ship I watched their rich attire: Blue, glossy green, and velvet black, They coiled and swam; and every track Was a flash of golden fire.
Sheep-marks there were in profusion, and at one place, some miles down, cows had left their tracks. Nothing more.
Here I may make a remark,--I am not accustomed to attach an exaggerated importance to exterior signs left in the track of a crime.
More than once they lost their way, but Hope's intimate knowledge of the mountains enabled them to regain the track once more.
I was interested to note that the tracks of the pursuing horsemen, for such I was now convinced they must be, continued after Powell with only a brief stop at the hole for water; and always at the same rate of speed as his.
He therefore missed seeing that Adam branched off the track and returned to the high road.
Having advanced six paces and strayed off the track into the snow, Pierre looked down at his feet, then quickly glanced at Dolokhov and, bending his finger as he had been shown, fired.
So I went to him that night and told him pap was here again, for I found his tracks in the snow.
How we traveled at a dogged run until we dropped in our tracks. How we were beset by strange and terrible beasts.
'I must follow the horse's track before it is snowed under.
The railway track wound in and out among the passes, now approaching the mountain-sides, now suspended over precipices, avoiding abrupt angles by bold curves, plunging into narrow defiles, which seemed to have no outlet.
After dinner there were two dances in the pavilion, and then the band led the way to the race track for the games.