Translation of "right" - English-Japanese dictionary


adjective uk /raɪt/

A1 correct or true

正しい, 正解の
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

正解する, 判断が正しい
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

右の, 右側の
your right hand

B1 suitable or best in a particular situation

適切な, 適した
I’m not sure she’s the right person for the job.

fair or morally acceptable

道徳的な, 公正な
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

The lid has to go on the right way around or it won’t fit.
Keep the bottle the right way up.

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