get (one) bang to rights

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get (one) bang to rights

To view or judge someone correctly. Primarily heard in UK. Yes, the article is unflattering, but I think they got him bang to rights—he can be a bit of a jerk at times.
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get someone bang to rights

BRITISH, INFORMAL
If someone gets you bang to rights, they show a good understanding of you and describe you accurately. I read Matthew Sura's piece on you last month and I thought he got you bang to rights. He is described as a thinker and a worrier. `My wife thinks that gets me bang to rights.' Note: This is probably connected with the expression `bang-on' or `dead-on', meaning `exactly'.
See also: bang, get, right, someone