How to use Right in a sentence
Right now she didn't care where they were.
Do you have to go back right away?
Still, he had the right to know.
But right or wrong, she isn't his daughter.
Right or wrong, the decision had been made.Advertisement
You'll be all right anywhere.
You cannot give away your right to live.
I'll be right back.
Is it all right? said Anatole.
And all will come right and she won't say anything to Mamma.Advertisement
I am in the middle of it right now - only I don't know what I'm in the middle of.
He had a right to a few quirks.
I think I'll join Alex right now.
Let's not think of unpleasant things right now.
They have no right to be inside the earth at all.Advertisement
Some people just put more effort into distinguishing right from wrong than others.
If this chapter angers the Right and Left, the Greens and Browns, the capitalists and socialists, the nutritionists and farmers, I apologize to all in advance.
In the right stage of the weather a pond fires its evening gun with great regularity.
The doctor, who was fetched that same night, bled him and said that the prince had had a seizure paralyzing his right side.
Right now she wished she hadn't started this romancing thing.Advertisement
Right now she'd like to kiss those smooth lips - and she might if she didn't know where they'd been last.
That was what mattered right now.
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We guide the pencil with the right hand, and feel carefully with the forefinger of the left hand to see that we shape and space the letters correctly.
As far as scientific advancements go, that would be right up there with the proverbial sliced bread.Advertisement
You have a right to know everything.
Sharing their problems was a step in the right direction.
Regardless of who is "right," the harm comes if you try to do all these things at once.
And right here I want to say something which is for your ears alone.
In the first place, I tell you we have no right to question the Emperor about that, and secondly, if the Russian nobility had that right, the Emperor could not answer such a question.Advertisement
All right, all right, friend, stay here at the staff and tomorrow we'll have a talk.
He says it's only a few miles away and we'll be right back.
After that he asked me if the strings were all right and changed them at once when I answered in the negative.
I enjoy those freedoms much like an interest payment or dividend, and I call it "my right" to free speech.
The only obligation which I have a right to assume is to do at any time what I think right.Advertisement
The Russians, they say, fortified this position in advance on the left of the highroad (from Moscow to Smolensk) and almost at a right angle to it, from Borodino to Utitsa, at the very place where the battle was fought.
She was right, of course, but having mama stand there watching her suffer was just as upsetting for Destiny.
Right now she also wished Alex was here.
I was right from the start, though... about you.
Weigh that against the certainty that nearly a billion people are hungry right now and I don't know why we would decline to acquire this knowledge.Advertisement
There are those who would elevate the right to food as being a fundamental human right.
To think of the right to life as somehow different than a right to food is hard for me.
That's not right! cried the prince, and himself pushed it a few inches from the corner and then closer in again.
He made a mumbling sound in confirmation of this, took her hand, and began pressing it to different parts of his breast as if trying to find the right place for it.
Right now she wanted to talk to Dulce.Advertisement
His father and mother were Quakers, and they did not think it was right to spend money for such things.
Then, suddenly, an awkward half-grown boy who sat right in front of the master's desk turned squarely around and whispered to Tommy Jones, three desks away.
All right, one can't talk--how tiresome!
But a rickety wooden thing like you has no right to be alive.
You must know that King Frost, like all other kings, has great treasures of gold and precious stones; but as he is a generous old monarch, he endeavours to make a right use of his riches.Advertisement
I cast my vote, perchance, as I think right; but I am not vitally concerned that that right should prevail.
The clever cost savings idea of sleeping in the car didn't sound so safe right now.
Well, it doesn't look like you're all that scared of me right now.
I've been sitting right over there.
At her right sat the queerly assorted Jury--animals, animated dummies and people--all gravely prepared to listen to what was said.
Children will educate themselves under right conditions.
We have no right to punish.
Jim and the buggy followed, the old cab-horse being driven by Zeb while the Wizard stood up on the seat and bowed his bald head right and left in answer to the cheers of the people, who crowded thick about him.
But the big question is whether these same economics would apply in a world one hundred times richer than we are right now.
The right to representation is spreading around the world.
They are everywhere, above us, on our left, on our right; they environ us on all sides.
By this fluctuation the pond asserts its title to a shore, and thus the shore is shorn, and the trees cannot hold it by right of possession.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority.
From this you will see that you have a perfect right to reassure the inhabitants of Smolensk, for those defended by two such brave armies may feel assured of victory.
He is as right as other historians who look for the explanation of historic events in the will of one man; he is as right as the Russian historians who maintain that Napoleon was drawn to Moscow by the skill of the Russian commanders.
Not only did the Russians not fortify the position on the field of Borodino to the left of, and at a right angle to, the highroad (that is, the position on which the battle took place), but never till the twenty- fifth of August, 1812, did they think that a battle might be fought there.
We should have attacked Napoleon in the center or on the right, and the engagement would have taken place on the twenty-fifth, in the position we intended and had fortified.
When he had ascended the hill and reached the little village street, he saw for the first time peasant militiamen in their white shirts and with crosses on their caps, who, talking and laughing loudly, animated and perspiring, were at work on a huge knoll overgrown with grass to the right of the road.
Here and there over the whole of that blue expanse, to right and left of the forest and the road, smoking campfires could be seen and indefinite masses of troops--ours and the enemy's.
His having moved his troops there is only a ruse; he will probably pass round to the right of the Moskva.
But I should like to see the right flank.
As had occurred before when she was present, Nicholas went up to her without waiting to be prompted by the governor's wife and not asking himself whether or not it was right and proper to address her here in church, and told her he had heard of her trouble and sympathized with his whole soul.
It served him right after his display yesterday.
He was right about the coat, but she wasn't about to go back and get it.
All right, so he wasn't trying to hide his wealth, but he certainly did try to hide his family.
He's watching Destiny right now.
Still, she did have the right to know.
Katie was right about one thing.
Alex needed her support right now.
Right now all he wanted to do was get it over with.
Right now it was like being the last person on earth.
She was probably right.
She stopped at a light and glanced at a shop to her right where some people were standing around talking.
Connie would be on the road right now.
Maybe he was right.
You may be thinking that choosing the right place to eat Italian food doesn't constitute wisdom in a King Solomon kind of way.
He laid out how doctors should conduct themselves professionally, how to record patient records, and even suggested matters of personal hygiene for physicians, right down to their fingernails.
The system will see that just the right amounts of black-eyed peas, potatoes, and corn are grown.
It is akin to saying you have a right to life but not a right to a heart.
The way to end war is not to set up some big world government or eliminate nation-states, which will always retain the right to take unilateral military action to defend themselves.
All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong, with moral questions; and betting naturally accompanies it.
Action from principle--the perception and the performance of right--changes things and relations; it is essentially revolutionary, and does not consist wholly with anything which was.
I do not hesitate to say, that those who call themselves Abolitionists should at once effectually withdraw their support, both in person and property, from the government of Massachusetts, and not wait till they constitute a majority of one, before they suffer the right to prevail through them.
Not that she had any right to complain.
I suppose you're right.
The man came right to the point.
I believe every child has hidden away somewhere in his being noble capacities which may be quickened and developed if we go about it in the right way; but we shall never properly develop the higher natures of our little ones while we continue to fill their minds with the so-called rudiments.
On the other hand, the peculiar value to her of language, which ordinary people take for granted as a necessary part of them like their right hand, made her think about language and love it.
But what right had I to oust johnswort and the rest, and break up their ancient herb garden?
In the second file from the right flank, beside which the carriage passed the company, a blue- eyed soldier involuntarily attracted notice.
Prince Bagration, having reached the highest point of our right flank, began riding downhill to where the roll of musketry was heard but where on account of the smoke nothing could be seen.
By crossing to the other side of the Kolocha to the left of the highroad, Napoleon shifted the whole forthcoming battle from right to left (looking from the Russian side) and transferred it to the plain between Utitsa, Semenovsk, and Borodino--a plain no more advantageous as a position than any other plain in Russia--and there the whole battle of the twenty-sixth of August took place.
At the descent of the high steep hill, down which a winding road led out of the town past the cathedral on the right, where a service was being held and the bells were ringing, Pierre got out of his vehicle and proceeded on foot.
Far in the distance in that birch and fir forest to the right of the road, the cross and belfry of the Kolocha Monastery gleamed in the sun.
Our right flank is over there"--he pointed sharply to the right, far away in the broken ground--"That's where the Moskva River is, and we have thrown up three redoubts there, very strong ones.
All right, you can tell all about it at the court-martial.
There is always a right way of doing things, replied the governor's wife.
While talking to Princess Mary he continually looked round as if asking everyone whether he was doing the right thing.
The Russian army, expecting Napoleon to take the road to the right beyond the Dnieper--which was the only reasonable thing for him to do-- themselves turned to the right and came out onto the highroad at Krasnoe.
And it occurs to no one that to admit a greatness not commensurable with the standard of right and wrong is merely to admit one's own nothingness and immeasurable meanness.
One part of it dispersed and waded knee-deep through the snow into a birch forest to the right of the village, and immediately the sound of axes and swords, the crashing of branches, and merry voices could be heard from there.
The idea of making love in a strange bedroom was disturbing enough, but with only a door between them and the children, locked or not, it didn't feel right.
But he is right.
I don't see Tessa right now.
You've got that much right.
Maybe they were both a little wrong... and a little right.
He had a lot on his plate right now... the twins, his father and who knew what else?
Alex wasn't happy right now.
You have a right to know, Carmen.
A person couldn't be in control all the time - right all the time.
Maybe Katie was right.
If it hadn't been for Katie, she might not have discovered that she was right.
My clothes don't fit right.
Maybe he wondered - maybe he knew - if his father had ever held him as he held his offspring right now.
Carmen was right... about the way I really feel... about... you.
Right now we have to do something about this traffic.
It's best you don't say anything right now.
Howard insisted this had to be done right now.
Maybe a vacation would be good right now, but don't go back there.
But you're not thinking right.
He was right, of course, but his harsh words were like salt on a raw wound.
Giddon looked completely relaxed, right down to his lazy smile.
And he was right, to some extent.
Every step must be in the right direction.
Sarah was right about one thing.
He knew all the right buttons to push.
Again I guessed right.
That's right, but not until Sunday.
If Len was right, it might be a lifetime of hiding.
To her right was a blackberry thicket laden with berries – mostly red, but some dark.
Do you realize how close you came to running right into a bear?
Her gaze took in his masculine chin, the square cut lower lip and the piercing blue eyes - only right now they weren't piercing.
Oh sure, and if I started taking my clothes off, you'd tell me to stop, right?
Everyone was right about Howard.
You'd be guessing right.
She reached the door and looked back, expecting to find him right behind her, but he wasn't.
Right now all he wanted out of her was absence.
No, you were right.
Yeah, he wanted me to get rid of you, all right.
He will do what's right.
Try to make things right.
He had no right to invade the privacy of her bedroom either, in spite of having been invited into its sanctum on his previous visit.
It can have no pure right over my person and property but what I concede to it.
It's more to the left, why, Little Mytishchi is over there, and this is right on the other side.
She wasn't looking forward to being in the room with Alex right now - especially so with the children there to listen.
We're with them right now.
Right now he was wondering if he had chosen the right occupation.
There must be a fortune right here in this building.
To his right, walked the woman he might marry – Connie Spencer.
I suspected him right from the start.
I'm surprised she didn't figure that one out right away.
Of course, a little make-up and the right clothes could do wonders - which was a good way to wind up straying off the path she had mapped before she left home.
Right now she only had time for school.
In which case, he'd sure picked the right girl to hound.
What was going on in his life right now?
It served him right, sitting there like that with barely a word in her defense.
He threw a saddle on a reddish brown horse and nodded You're right.
His voice was so calm that she wasn't sure she had heard him right.
If you use the right colors, and brighten the walls with a few large pictures, or some mirrors, it wouldn't be so dark.
I looked left and right and everything was there.
She recalled how his former right hand dealer had turned traitor.
I want to do what's right, too, but don't even know what that is.
I'm just asking for the chance, from both of you, to make things right.
Deidre hated that Darkyn was right.
When the time is right, you'll know what to do with it.
Yours will remain right beside mine.
What gives you the right to go poking around up there?
It don't taste right.
Then, glancing at the obstructed road before them, she added nervously, "Do you think we're on the right track?"
Following Martha's directions, they moved to their right.
Then Martha was right!
He knew his wife was right.
If he was going to be serious about full time law enforcement, he should commit to doing it right.
The time frame was right for it to be the body of Senior Dawkins's mine manager, slain there in 1961.
Right now, he's pissed at me.
Maybe they were right.
You didn't marry him right away?
Right then and there I decided I was going to marry him.
You've got that right.
Because it wouldn't be right.
Sure, Dean thought, I'll put it on the list, right after food, clothing and shelter, all of which were tough enough to fund given Bird Song's present budget.
They drove south from town and in less than a quarter mile, turned right onto what was locally known as the Camp Bird Mine Road.
The road paralleled the river to their right and far below, which was most often hidden by the pine trees that blanketed the slope.
Paul was so right.
The next eruption, and the one after it, gave insufficient light to help, but then a multiple display hung in the sky like a full moon, giving time for his eyes to search left and right.
You don't want all those ladies to make you stand in the corner if you don't have the right answers.
You're kidding me, right?
I certainly didn't have any right to chuck it.
That gives him the right.
Sounds right if he got that gal in trouble and dragged her off to God-knows-where.
Right place, right time, I guess.
He grumbled something about getting one of those "take a number" dispensers the big city post offices had, right below their self-serving signs applauding their high level of service.
It would serve them both right, Dean thought.
It was right after Cynthia had commented on liking his perfume—what was it?
Of course you're right.
She may be using you, but I have no doubt I'd rather be in your position right now than Mr. Fitzgerald's—the wrath of an angry woman is something to behold!
I'm right by where Billy Langstrom went over the side and I can read you loud and clear.
Civility isn't the right word but at least they're speaking with one another.
I didn't want the silly picture anyway, and the price was right.
You could be right.
But the redheaded law officer was right.
He had neither authority nor right to ignore her emphatic command that he leave her place and remain silent about what he'd seen.
He was back at Bird Song and all was right with the world.
She turned to the right, up the unpaved Camp Bird Mine Road.
I put the knife right against the left cheek of his butt and dug it in.
You'll verify what you saw, right?
Both knew she was right that he wouldn't lie.
He killed himself, right?
The voice echoed from somewhere to the left, or was it the right?
You want me to get it right, don't you?
That doesn't make it right to have someone accused unfairly.
Suspecting it had belonged to the goddess who was Death, Wynn still wasn't expecting anyone in their right mind to revive the most dreaded of the deities.
Except, something still wasn't right.
Right now, I need to kill some demons.
I wouldn't be walking out right now if it did.
Right now, the only thing that made much sense was killing shit.
Your brother found this place, right?
They are way too comfortable in the mortal world right now.
He was Death, after all, a deity in his own right.
A mate lying to him and death dealers deserting right and left.
She didn't know why she summoned him, except that right now, she wanted to see him, to reassure herself.
I also know I'm feeling desperate right about now.
If Gabriel wasn't immune to the mind manipulation magic, he suspected Andre would be using it on him right now.
You're certain there was one in her head the other night, right?
One that told her Andre was right about him not trusting her.
You know that's not the case now, right?
So much I gave up everything to be right here, right now.
They're stressed out enough right now.
Crack! crash! bang! went his iron-shod hoofs against the wooden bodies of the Gargoyles, and they were battered right and left with such force that they scattered like straws in the wind.
He turned onto Franz Josef Street, where he was not supposed to have been, and drove right in front of a surprised Princip.
These will be waters to navigate carefully, in order to make sure that the right to privacy, a cornerstone of a free society, is not destroyed.
You are right to quote Jefferson, but you chose the wrong quote.
Three centuries later, it became a hereditary right and came with a daily ration of two pounds of bread ("Hey, you don't expect us to cook the free grain, do you?") and occasionally included meat, olive oil, and salt.
All right then, not the cavalry, but a marshaling of arguments and observations that will show how the end of war is inevitable, or nearly so.
Every day fewer places exist where a single person has legal right to end the life of another.
We will live out the realization that, as Bertrand Russell said, "War does not determine who is right, only who is left."
The beads were sewed in the right place and I could not contain myself for joy; but immediately I lost all interest in the doll.
When I was not guessing, I was jumping at conclusions, and this fault, in addition to my dullness, aggravated my difficulties more than was right or necessary.
My mind stirred with the stirring times, and the characters round which the life of two contending nations centred seemed to move right before me.
We received the Silent Worker which you sent, and I wrote right away to the editor to tell him that it was a mistake.
If you should ever be betrayed into any of these philanthropies, do not let your left hand know what your right hand does, for it is not worth knowing.
Ice has its grain as well as wood, and when a cake begins to rot or "comb," that is, assume the appearance of honeycomb, whatever may be its position, the air cells are at right angles with what was the water surface.
At length the sun's rays have attained the right angle, and warm winds blow up mist and rain and melt the snowbanks, and the sun, dispersing the mist, smiles on a checkered landscape of russet and white smoking with incense, through which the traveller picks his way from islet to islet, cheered by the music of a thousand tinkling rills and rivulets whose veins are filled with the blood of winter which they are bearing off.
If he is all right--serve him.
That's all right! said he; and looking angrily at the unconscious little princess, he shook his head reprovingly and slammed the door.
Whether Dolgorukov and Weyrother, or Kutuzov, Langeron, and the others who did not approve of the plan of attack, were right--he did not know.
The position we occupy is a strong one, and while they are marching to go round me on the right they will expose a flank to me.
The cause of the confusion was that while the Austrian cavalry was moving toward our left flank, the higher command found that our center was too far separated from our right flank and the cavalry were all ordered to turn back to the right.
Above the heights was the dark clear sky, and to the right the vast orb of the sun.
On the right the Guards were entering the misty region with a sound of hoofs and wheels and now and then a gleam of bayonets; to the left beyond the village similar masses of cavalry came up and disappeared in the sea of mist.
That's right, young countess, that's it, come on!
But if I were right, I should be rendering a service to my Fatherland for which I am ready to die.
Well, say your father has a German valet, and he is a splendid valet and satisfies your father's requirements better than you could, then it's all right to let him serve.
He felt that everything was now at an end, all was in confusion and crumbling to pieces, that nobody was right or wrong, the future held nothing, and there was no escape from this position.
What men!... and they say he's not the right one....
Napoleon, with his usual assurance that whatever entered his head was right, wrote to Kutuzov the first words that occurred to him, though they were meaningless.
That readiness will not weaken in me, but I and Russia have a right to expect from you all the zeal, firmness, and success which your intellect, military talent, and the courage of the troops you command justify us in expecting.
That's right - nothing but honest work.
That was all it took, providing it was the right time.
And this could be exactly the right time.
Because it isn't right...
I tried to think how I'd make such a request without getting Merrill Cooms' right hand man in trouble.
I was right but at least they had an excuse.
What do I need to do to right this?
You Americans can't get it right, though.
Kin stood right behind her, way too close for her comfort.
Something's not right here.
This isn't the right girl.
Right now, he was savoring a victory.
You both have a chance to make it right.
Deidre held his gaze, wishing she knew the right answer to anything.
She'd judged right; he'd do whatever it took to survive.
Darkyn was right; she still had feelings for Death, and she didn't know what to do about them.
I'm trying to do what I feel is right, and I'm terrified that you will hurt him.
The terms were right, Zamon continued.
Was the Dark One laughing at her right now?
Deidre still didn't quite believe the others were right.
Right now, I'm wondering what Darkyn wants with his soul.
No part of her wanted to be cooped up right now.
She had to wait for the right moment, when she wouldn't risk losing him.
Then again, Darkyn was right.
Cora was loyal to Gabriel but wanted to go home, and right now, the only way there was through Darkyn.
For once, I think Kiki is right.
Something isn't right yet.
Maybe Rhyn was right and the past didn't matter so much.
Maybe Rhyn was right.
Being with him, naked in bed, was the most natural, right and incredible experience.
But it's possible, right?
Once more, Gabriel was right.
You would guess right.
For the right price, I will assist any of them get home.
Right over there is where I sucked Harmony near-dry.
When you do, you'll make things right.
But he couldn't stay right now either.
I thought I was doing right.
He wanted the dealer scared but not dead, and right now, he didn't think he'd be able to handle a traitor without ripping off his head.
She couldn't start to make things right with him, if she didn't start there.
She couldn't change anything that happened or make things right.
Andre can track demons in the underworld, right?
You might be right.
He'd never set a number, but right now two hardly seemed enough.
It was an open adoption and Lori had every right to see Destiny.
I mean, if she was going to try, she should have come back before the six months was up... right?
Yet Alex was right.
Her focus right now seemed to be winning Destiny, but Destiny didn't warm to people easily.
If Alex was right, Princess was pregnant again.
A person has a right to privacy.
So if you had come home and that man was there, you'd respect my privacy, right?
We won't talk about this right now.
It would probably have been more effective had she left off the last part, but he was right.
Still, Alex had no right to be angry with her doubts.
And yet, he was right.
She doesn't want to give up, even though she knows she doesn't have a legal right.
It clearly states that we have the right to decide when and where.
As Alex had said, though, it gave them a legal right to keep her at bay.
I have enough information for right now.
The knife had punctured his right lung, deflating it.
Right now Destiny and Jonathan need someone strong to lean on.
Right now I'm having difficulty deciding where you'd draw the line.
Right now she would love to go up there to Mom & Dad's graves to talk to them.
At Jonathan's inquiring look, she merely said, "Something doesn't feel right."
Something wasn't right, yet the doctor insisted he was doing fine.
I suppose you're right about that.
I'm on leave right now.
He is your father, right?
Right now it would probably help if he could talk to her.
Alex always seemed to know the right thing to say in any moment, and his silence often felt awkward.
People change, and right now he's probably feeling pretty vulnerable.
Nothing felt right, so she decided to tuck her hands behind her back and simply lean against the wall.
All right Carmen, let's pretend like it matters.
She had no right to push him into a relationship simply because she wanted a father-in-law.
Carmen was right; he had forgiven his mother but not his biological father.
At least I know how and when, right?
We've got a better plan, right?
He walked away, because it was the right thing to do.
Wynn didn't do what was right in this life or the last, unless it benefited him directly.
I came right here, where the radar brought me.