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have the right idea

To have done something or had an idea that one considers clever or intelligent. You guys sure have the right idea, living in a beachfront property like this. Look at that sunset!
See also: have, idea, right
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have the right iˈdea

have found a very good or successful way of living, doing something, etc: He’s certainly got the right idea, retiring at 55.
See also: have, idea, right
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