Translation of "right" - English-Arabic dictionary

right

adjective uk /raɪt/ us /rɑɪt/

A1 correct or true

صَحيح
He only got half the answers right.
‘You came here in 2009, didn’t you?’ ‘That’s right.’
be right

A1 to know or say the correct answer, or to have good judgment about something

عَلى صَواب
You’re right about Alison – she’s incredible!

A2 on or towards the side of your body that is to the east when you are facing north

يَمين
your right hand

B1 suitable or best in a particular situation

مُناسِب
I’m not sure she’s the right person for the job.

fair or morally acceptable

صَواب
It isn’t right to lie.
Someone had to tell him – I think you did the right thing.
the right way around/up

in the correct position

في الوَضع الصحيح
The lid has to go on the right way around or it won’t fit.
Keep the bottle the right way up.
adverb uk /raɪt/ us /rɑɪt/

A2 to the right side

عَلى اليمين
Turn right after the bridge.

A2 used at the beginning of a sentence to get someone’s attention or to show you have understood someone

حَقّا
Right, whose turn is it to tidy up?

B1 exactly in a place or time

تَمامًا
He’s right here with me.
right away/now

B1 immediately

حالاً
Do you want to start right away?
I’m busy right now.

correctly

بِشَكْل صَحيح
Nothing was going right.

all the way

عَلى طول
Did you read it right through to the end?
noun uk /raɪt/ us /rɑɪt/

A2 [ no plural ] the right side of your body, or the direction towards this side

يَمين
You’ll find her in the second room on the right.

something that the law allows you to do

حَقّ
the right to vote

[ no plural ] morally good behaviour

خَيْر / صَواب
She knows the difference between right and wrong.
exclamation uk /raɪt/ us /rɑɪt/

A2 informal mainly UK used to express agreement with someone

مَضبوط
‘Johnny, you climb up first.’ ‘Right!’

(Translation of “right” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)