right guy

right guy

1. The man who is best suited to be one's romantic partner. Don't despair about your breakup. I mean, look at me—I was nearly 40 when I met the right guy. The right guy is out there for you. You just have to be patient.
2. A man who is reliable and morally upright. Tom has proven himself to be a right guy. He's been instrumental in keeping the company running smoothly these last five years. Our first order of business is to show the jury that you are a right guy. That will make it harder for them to associate any sort of crime or wrongdoing.
See also: guy, right

right guy

n. a good guy; a straight guy. Tom is a right guy. No trouble with him.
See also: guy, right
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It doesn't happen without every member of the team delivering, but it certainly doesn't happen without the right guy driving.
Lots of respect to the people that think I am the right guy for them - but I never do that."
Gappelberg talked about why he hired Tokariev and why he feels he is the right guy to lead the team.
Maybe one day you'll meet the right guy and that'll change.' No, maybe she'll meet the wrong guy and that'll change.
We just need to make sure we get the right guy to come in that will complement the core group of players we've already got signed here and build on what we achieved last season.
Coleen says IT COULD be as simple as you haven't met the right guy yet.
"Everybody's on the hustle now to try and get a shot at Anthony Joshua so we've got to make sure we get the right guy," Hearn told Sky Sports News.
"Eventually, you are retained because we feel you're the right guy or ownership feels the front office are the right people to win, or they make a change."
Woodward also accused the Scarlets of "losing their focus as a region" and even said of Pivac: "I'm sure some in Wales will be questioning if they've got the right guy before he's started!" Pivac said: "Most coaches are pretty proud people and I don't know too many who would just give up on a job with 12 months to go."
Captain/Owner wants to sell to the right guy to carry on his legacy and tend to his long-time clientele who he considers family.
Since Angelica was his girlfriend for five years, Derek said he wants Angelica to find the right guy for her.
Broadway actor Joshua Dela Cruz was personally chosen by the original host, Steve Burns, when Nickelodeon asked him to help them search for the right guy who will be his successor.
If he decides to go, I will be so sad, but I will understand his decision, because it's his career, his life, his family, and I am not the right guy to say you don't have to do that.
Seeing him live on this trip made me feel more certain than ever that we'd picked the right guy. If we are in skateboarding's golden age, which I believe we are, then right now is truly Jamie Foy's time.
I wish they hadn't come and called, quite honestly, in that respect because the situation required real work and some time, and if they didn't think I was the right guy, and everybody wasn't on board - and 'everybody' needed to not just be the two American owners, but the chairman, the supporters' trust and more of the supporters - look, if they didn't think I was the right guy, they shouldn't have called.