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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.
See also: go, right

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.
See also: go, right
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Go right, signposted Kelling and Sheringham, then left across A149 by church.
3 Go right up to top, cross at junction, through gate to next gate.
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"When things don't go right it's easy to get on the slide and make the wrong decisions.
"We fully expect Australia to come back hard, if not harder, and this is going to go right to the wire," Bell said.
It also has to go right down to start the car and both of these can make it difficult for shorter drivers.
7 : without delay : immediately <Let's go right after lunch.>
"When you get to a stage when things do go right you can continue with that kind of spirit and commitment and you'll be fine.
Go right before the church and left at the signpost up the track.
BIRMINGHAM boss Alex McLeish is closing in on a host of January transfer targets after predicting the Premier League relegation battle will go right down to the wire.
"Just because the fracture is healed doesn't mean an athlete can go right back to playing," she warns.
Indeed, North 13th was once named the only street in America where you can go right from kindergarten to college.
When used PVB-backed carpet comes back, small amounts can go right into C&A's existing PVC backing.
Mick McCarthy reckons the promotion race could go right down to the wire after the top three all won again at the weekend, (writes James Hunter).
Go right for a few steps then take a signed path on the left.