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go right

To happen or unfold successfully, correctly, and/or fortuitously. Nothing has gone right for Tom since his marriage to Anthony fell apart. If our plan goes right, we'll see a huge bump in sales by the end of the year.
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go right

Succeed, happen correctly, as in If everything goes right, we should be in Canada by Tuesday, or Nothing has gone right for me today. This idiom uses right in the sense of "in a satisfactory state," a usage dating from the mid-1600s.
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Go right up the hill until you go through a garden to a stile and gate.
At a T-junction go right then at once left along a farm tractor way which crosses the railway.
I think it will go right to the wire, but we are leading up to that period in the right manner.
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I'm not worried about if it's going to go left or go right.
Rangers are now red-hot favourites to capture the SPL title after Saturday's Old Firm win but Burley believes the battle will still go right to the end.
When this road divides, with the left fork sign-posted for Mountain Road, go right and follow the road as it curves uphill.
He added: "Newcastle is a big club and the Newcastle support is big and passionate so, if things don't go right for a manager, it's probably the worst place to be.
When the dust settles and some new local Islamic government is established, they will go right back to their homophobic ways.