get (something) right

get (something) right

To do, understand, or answer something accurately and/or correctly. I sure didn't get ace the exam, but I think I got quite a few right. You'll save yourself a bunch of work if you just get it right the first time.
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get right

Understand accurately or do correctly, as in If I get it right, you're not leaving until tomorrow, or The faucet works perfectly; the plumber finally got it right. [First half of 1900s]
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get right

verb
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