caught bang to rights

caught bang to rights

Seen or apprehended with irrefutable proof of wrongdoing or illegal activity. Primarily heard in UK. The gangster was caught bang to rights, with several kilograms of narcotics found in the back of his vehicle. The corporate CEO caught bang to rights trying to defraud his investors was today let go with a mere six months of community service.
See also: bang, caught, right
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