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on the right/wrong side of the law

obeying/not ​obeying the ​law: After coming out of ​prison, he ​tried to ​stay on the ​right side of the ​law.
(Definition of on the right/wrong side of the law from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on the right/wrong side of the law”
in Chinese (Simplified) 遵守/违反法律…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遵守/違反法律…
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