Translation of "right" - English-Korean dictionary

right

adjective uk /raɪt/ us /rɑɪt/

A1 correct or true

올바른
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

맞다
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

오른쪽의
your right hand

B1 suitable or best in a particular situation

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

fair or morally acceptable

정당한
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

올바른 위치에 있는, 순서대로 되어 있는
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

오른쪽으로
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

(문장의 시작에서 상대의 관심을 끌 때) 자!
Right, whose turn is it to tidy up?

B1 exactly in a place or time

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

B1 immediately

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

correctly

옳게, 맞게
Nothing was going right.

all the way

줄곧
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

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

something that the law allows you to do

권리
the right to vote

[ no plural ] morally good behaviour

(도덕적으로) 옳은 것
She knows the difference between right and wrong.
exclamation uk /raɪt/ us /rɑɪt/

A2 informal mainly UK used to express agreement with someone

(다른 사람의 말에 동의할 때 쓰는 감탄사) 맞아!
‘Johnny, you climb up first.’ ‘Right!’

(Translation of “right” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)