right englannista suomeksi
oikea, sopiva, otollinen
oikealla, oikealle, oikealla oleva
Straight, not bent.
''a right line''
Of an angle, having a size of 90 degrees, or one quarter of a complete rotation; the angle between two perpendicular lines.
''The kitchen counter formed a right angle with the back wall.''
Of a geometric figure, incorporating a right angle between edges, faces, axes, etc.
''a right triangle'', ''a right prism'', ''a right cone''
''I thought you'd made a mistake, but it seems you were right all along.''
''It's not right that one person gets all the credit for the group's work.''
1610, (w), ''An Essay Concerning Human Understanding''/Book II
- If there be no prospect beyond the grave, the inference is certainly right, "Let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die."
1808, Bishop (w), ''Devotional works''
- there are some dispositions blame-worthy in men, which are yet, in a right sense, holily ascribed unto God; as unchangeableness, and irrepentance.
1841, Charles Dickens, ''Barnaby Rudge'' Chapter 13
- What do you send me into London for, giving me only the right to call for my dinner at the Black Lion, which you’re to pay for next time you go, as if I was not to be trusted with a few shillings? Why do you use me like this? It’s not right of you. You can’t expect me to be quiet under it.
January 4 2018, Catherine Ford in the ''Calgary Herald'', ''Religious-based health care raises ethical questions''
- But when that patient requests access to medical care that violates some religious tenet, is it right that he or she either be denied outright or forced to seek an alternative facility?
(senseid) Appropriate, perfectly suitable; fit for purpose.
''Is this the right software for my computer?''
''I'm afraid my father is no longer in his right mind.''
Real; veritable (used emphatically).
''You've made a right mess of the kitchen!''
2016, Sarah Harvey, ''A Laugh-out-loud Modern Love Story''
- He's got a wicked sense of fun, he can be a right laugh, he's ever so broadminded – ooh, and he's got a lovely broad chest too.
1670, (w), ''The History of Britain''
- (..)in this battle and whole business the Britons never more plainly manifested themselves to be right barbarians: no rule, no foresight, no forecast, experience, or estimation
1986 David Williamson, "What If You Died Tomorrow," ''Collected plays'', Volume 1, Currency Press, p310
- KIRSTY: I suppose you're hungry. Would you like something to eat? / KEN: No. I'm right, thanks.
2001 Catherine Menagé, ''Access to English,'' National Centre for English Language Teaching and Research, NSW: Sydney, p25
- When the sales assistant sees the customer, she asks ''Are you right, sir?'' This means ''Are you all right?'' She wants to know if he needs any help.
2001 Morris Gleitzman, ''Two weeks with the Queen,'' Pan Macmillan Australia, p75
- 'You lost?' / Colin spun round. Looking at him was a nurse, her eyebrows raised. / 'No, I'm right, thanks,' said Colin.'
Most favourable or convenient; fortunate.
c. 1707 ''(w)'', ''The Tatler''
- The lady has been disappointed on the right side.
Designating the side of the body which is positioned to the east if one is facing north. This arrow points to the reader's right: →
''After the accident, her right leg was slightly shorter than her left.''
Designating the bank of a river (etc.) on one's right when facing downstream (i.e. facing forward while floating with the current); that is, the south bank of a river that flows eastward. If this arro ⥴ shows the direction of the current, the tilde is on the right side of the river.
Designed to be placed or worn outward.
''the right side of a piece of cloth''
Pertaining to the political right; conservative.
On the right side.
Towards the right side.
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To a great extent or degree.
2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
- ''Tell her you’re here. — Right, thanks, Pete.''
- : (audio)
''- After that interview, I don't think we should hire her.- Right — who wants lunch?''
(senseid) (non-gloss definition).
''You're going, right?''
1987, ''and I|Withnail and I'':
- Withnail: Right ... I'm gonna do the washing up.
A legal, just or moral entitlement.
1825, (w), ''(w)''
- There are no rights whatever, without corresponding duties.
(quote-book)|title=“Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days|chapter=3/19/2
The right side or direction.
The right hand or fist.
(etymid)The authority to perform, publish, film, or televise a particular work, event, etc.; a copyright.
The outward or most finished surface, as of a coin, piece of cloth, a carpet, etc.
A wave breaking from right to left (viewed from the shore).
To set upright.
To return to normal upright position.
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3)
1776, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, ''(w)''
- All experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
A just or equitable action.
right (direction; as opposed to the left)
On the or at the (l) (as opposed to left)
Morally or legally correct or justified.