in the right

in the right

correct; morally or legally correct. I know I'm in the right. You are not in the right on this point.
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in the ˈright

in a legally or morally correct position in a particular situation: The problem with Kate is that she always thinks she’s in the right. She will never accept that sometimes she gets things wrong. OPPOSITE: in the wrong
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A critical homeland security challenge is ensuring that the right people are in the right jobs -- properly trained and ready to be deployed during any crisis.