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right

adjective
 
/raɪt/
A1 correct or true
certo, exato
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
estar certo, acertar, ter razão
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
direito, à direita
your right hand
B1 suitable or best in a particular situation
apropriado, certo, oportuno, correto, justo
I’m not sure she’s the right person for the job.
fair or morally acceptable
justo, certo, correto
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
na posição correta
The lid has to go on the right way around or it won’t fit. Keep the bottle the right way up.
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