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Korean translation of “right”

right

adjective
 
/raɪt/
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.
(Definition of right adjective from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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