in the right meaning

  "in the right" in a sentence
  • 1. Right
    2. Maintaining a justifiable position

  • [American idiom]
    on the moral or legal side of an issue; on the right side of an issue.
    I felt I was in the right, but the judge ruled against me.
    It's hard to argue with lane. She always believes that she's in the right.

  • [American slang]
    correct; morally or legally correct.
      I know I'm in the right.
      You are not in the right on this point.


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  1. i am, perhaps, not in the right spirit tonight.
  2. you are not going about the job in the right way.
  3. you're not setting about your work in the right way.
  4. the tools are not put in the right place.
  5. i hope you'll take this in the right spirit.

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  4. in the red meaning
  5. in the region of meaning
  6. in the right place at the right time meaning
  7. in the road meaning
  8. in the round meaning
  9. in the running meaning
  10. in the saddle meaning
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