in the right

in the right

Correct or accurate. The zoning board ruled that we were in the right—that area is really part of our property. Oh, she's just mad because she knows I'm in the right.
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in the right

correct; morally or legally correct. I know I'm in the right. You are not in the right on this point.
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in the ˈright

in a legally or morally correct position in a particular situation: The problem with Kate is that she always thinks she’s in the right. She will never accept that sometimes she gets things wrong. OPPOSITE: in the wrong
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