English version

be in the right

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe in the rightbe in the rightCORRECTto have the best reasons, arguments etc in a disagreement with someone else Both sides are convinced that they are in the right. right
Examples from the Corpus
be in the rightTell General Bragg I will see that these colors are in the right place.It was a strange action by some one totally convinced he was in the right.At school he dared answer back to the Headmaster - politely - when he felt he was in the right.He was in the right place at the right time and hustling as he usually does.On the platform she was not at all sure that she was in the right place.The idea was that I should be in the right state of mind for the concert I was about to conduct.You have to be in the right place at the right time with the right partner and the right judges.I was lucky to be in the right place at the right time.
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