Put right - definition of put right by The Free Dictionary https: Switch to new thesaurus. When I'm writing, I hold my pen in my right hand. Put that book back in the right place; Is that the right answer to the question? It's not right to let thieves keep what they have stolen. He's not the right man for this job; When would be the right time to ask him? Everyone has the right to a fair trial; You must fight for your rights; You have no right to say that.
Who's in the right in this argument? Turn to the right; Take the second road on the right. He was standing right here. I'll go right after lunch; I'll come right down. He was standing right beside me. The bullet went right through his arm. Have I done that right? The boat tipped over, but righted itself again. He's like a medieval knight, going about the country looking for wrongs to right. I understand; I'll do what you say etc.
He is the rightful king of this country. It rightfully belongs to me, although she has it at the moment. He was punished for his stupidity and rightly: Rightly or wrongly she refused to speak to him. They rightly assumed that he would refuse to help. They believe in the rightness of their cause. He has sold the film rights of his new book to an American company.
The majority of people are right-handed. He's on the right wing of the Labour Party. By rights, I ought to be in charge of this department. If you want a pay rise, you'd better get on the right side of the boss. Did I get the answer right? Nothing ever goes right for him. He can't be in his right mind — making incredible suggestions like that!
There is something wrong with this kettle — can you put it right? You've made a mistake in that sum — you'd better put it right.
I thought the meeting was at 2. That medicine will soon put you right. The room was in a dreadful mess, and it took us the whole day to set it to rights. It was your fault that our cars crashed — I had right of way. If you fall and hurt yourself, it'll serve you right for climbing up there when I told you not to.
References in classic literature? When everything had been put right , and the carriage had been brought back to the road, Levin had the lunch served.
Marilla felt that, in some strange way, his marriage with Anne would put right that old mistake. I want to be put right , if I am wrong - isn't it, really? Ye higher men, think ye that I am here to put right what ye have put wrong? He only know'd that it wasn't put right by them what undertook that line of business, and that it didn't come right of itself.
It's enough to be robbed while you're snoring because you're too comfortable, without being put right with your four seven ones. If you should meet with anybody that don't know it by that name which hardly anybody does , when you've got nigh upon about a odd mile, or say and a quarter if you like, up Maiden Lane, Battle Bridge, ask for Harmony Jail, and you'll be put right. No doubt there was some quarrel, some whimsey on the part of William, who, though a good fellow, was a little exacting sometimes--something that a woman could put right.
The Company has elected to repurchase any Notes for which holders properly exercise their Put Right for cash. Trimble calls for probe into 'Garda collusion'. Jeff Lynn This error was noted, put right , the gigs went ahead and we never heard anything else.More...