have someone bang to rights

have someone bang to rights

or

catch someone bang to rights

BRITISH, INFORMAL
If you have someone bang to rights or catch someone bang to rights, you have enough evidence against them to accuse them of a crime and to prove that they are guilty. You've got your man — got him bang to rights — evidence, witnesses, the lot. There's no getting out if it — they've been caught bang to rights. Note: In American English you have or catch someone dead to rights. How do you intend to proceed in the Rafaelli case? I mean, you have him pretty well dead to rights.
See also: bang, have, right
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