In this English lesson you will learn some English Expressions with RIGHT, like right as rain, to serve someone right, to be in the right, and more.
English Expressions with “Right”
- Right as Rain: This expression means to be perfectly fine or healthy. It suggests that everything is in order and going well. For example, “After a good night’s sleep, I felt right as rain.”
- To Serve Someone Right: This expression is used when something unfortunate happens to someone, and it is considered a deserved consequence. It implies that the person is getting what they deserve. For example, “He always cheated on his exams, so failing this test serves him right.”
- To Be in the Right: This expression means to be correct or justified in a particular situation or argument. It indicates that someone’s actions or opinions align with what is fair or true. For example, “She provided strong evidence to prove she was in the right during the dispute.”
- All Right: This expression is used to indicate agreement, approval, or acceptance. It suggests that everything is satisfactory or acceptable. For example, “Is it okay if we meet at 3 pm?” – “Sure, that’s all right with me.”
- To Make Something Right: This expression means to correct or fix a mistake, problem, or injustice. It implies taking action to restore something to its proper state. For example, “I apologize for the error, and I will make it right by sending you a replacement.”
- To Get Something Right: This expression means to understand or do something accurately or correctly. It suggests getting the details or the process precisely as intended. For example, “Please listen carefully, so you can get the instructions right.”
- To Be on the Right Track: This expression means to be making progress or heading in the correct direction towards a goal or solution. It suggests that one’s efforts or actions are leading to the desired outcome. For example, “She has been studying consistently and is on the right track to pass the exam.”
Learning and using these expressions will enhance your understanding and fluency in English. Try incorporating them into your conversations or writing to add depth and clarity to your communication.
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