(I) can't rightly say

(I) can't rightly say

I don't know with certainty. A: "How many people are coming to dinner tonight?" B: "I can't rightly say—my family tends to just show up without responding to invitations." They asked me if I know how to create a spreadsheet like that, but I can't rightly say that I do. A: "Do you know how to fix a water leak like this?" B: "Can't rightly say. I think you better call a plumber."
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(I) can't rightly say.

Rur. I do not know with any certainty. Fred: When do you think we'll get there? Bill: Can't rightly say. Bob: Okay, how does this look to you? Bill: I can't rightly say. I've never seen anything like it before.
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