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When you ran out the tunnel at the old Easter Road for a derby game, you'd get a spittal right on the back of your head. They were spitting on you as you ran out, which actually helped get you going. It was some place.
Drew Busby

Meaning of "right on" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RIGHT ON

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RIGHT ON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Right on can act as an adjective and an exclamation.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

Exclamation is an expression or voice that reflects an emotion or exaltation.

WHAT DOES RIGHT ON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of right on in the English dictionary

The definition of right on in the dictionary is an exclamation of full agreement, concurrence, or compliance with the wishes, words, or actions of another. Other definition of right on is modern, trendy, and socially aware or relevant.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RIGHT ON

right about
right angle
right as rain
right ascension
right away
Right Honourable
right of abode
right of search
right of way
right off
right off the bat
right oh
Right Reverend
right to life
right triangle
right whale
right wing
right-angled
right-angled triangle
right-click

WORDS THAT END LIKE RIGHT ON

act on
be great on
count on
get on
hit on
hot on
just on
keep your shirt on
lay it on
light on
lose out on
put on
run out on
set on
shed light on
sit on
start on
take out on
wait on
walk out on

Synonyms and antonyms of right on in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «right on» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RIGHT ON

Find out the translation of right on to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of right on from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «right on» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

对上
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a la derecha en
570 millions of speakers

English

right on
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सही पर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحق على
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

прямо на
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

direito sobre
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঠিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à droite sur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Betul
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Recht auf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

右に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오른쪽에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tengen
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phải vào
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சரி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अत्ताच
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kesinlikle doğru
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a destra su
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prawo na
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

прямо на
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

chiar pe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δεξιά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

reg op
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rätt på
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rett på
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of right on

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RIGHT ON»

The term «right on» is very widely used and occupies the 13.837 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RIGHT ON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about right on

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10 QUOTES WITH «RIGHT ON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word right on.
1
Freddy Adu
Obviously, everybody has their own expectations of you, but you have to have your own expectations for yourself. For me, I'm right on track.
2
Gary Allan
If you come on my property, I've got you from the second that you enter on. There's little lasers... my TVs come on in my room and fall just right on you. So, there's no way to sneak up on me. And I've got a loud dog.
3
Bryan Batt
I did grow up in New Orleans. I grew up right on the lake, right across the levee.
4
Dennis Bergkamp
In Holland and Spain and France, where so many of us come from, people aren't interested in the sex lives of their players. We don't hear these stories - even in Italy where the media is right on top of football.
5
Drew Busby
When you ran out the tunnel at the old Easter Road for a derby game, you'd get a spittal right on the back of your head. They were spitting on you as you ran out, which actually helped get you going. It was some place.
6
Dean Cain
I get a lot of action scripts. I get low-budget vehicles that will end up right on the video shelf. I want to do movies that I want to talk about, that I'm proud of, but I also want to make a living.
7
Kim Coates
I know people have tattooed my 'Sons of Anarchy' photos, they've painted them, on their bikes. I've seen a few of those, sent to me through friends, where they've actually taken my 8x10 Tig photo and put it right on their bike.
8
Michael Dickinson
I grew up watching 'Star Trek.' I love 'Star Trek.' 'Star Trek' made me want to see alien creatures, creatures from a far-distant world. But basically, I figured out that I could find those alien creatures right on Earth. And what I do is I study insects.
9
Pete Docter
In a regular theatre, you'd be kind of moving your eye from one character 5 feet over to the right on the cut. In IMAX, suddenly that's like 20 feet. So I would love to do something. I think I would really want to take the massive screen into consideration so that it would be done properly.
10
Landon Donovan
I don't think in terms of legacy or that kind of stuff. I've always thought that'll take care of itself if I did everything right on a day-to-day basis.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RIGHT ON»

Discover the use of right on in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to right on and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Right on the Money: Financial Advice for Tough Times.
You know that Pat Robertson is a world-famous televangelist, but did you know that he's also an expert in financial matters?
Pat Robertson, 2009
2
America's Cheapest Family Gets You Right on the Money: Your ...
America’s Cheapest Family Gets You Right on the Money puts meeting your financial goals- and living well at the same time- in reach for every family. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Steve Economides, Annette Economides, 2007
3
Right on the Money!: Taking Control of Your Personal Finances
Informative and fun, with a "roll-up-your-sleeves-and-solve-the-problem" attitude, Right on the Money is destined to become a new classic of personal finance.
Chris Farrell, 2009
4
Right on Target: Taking Dog Training to a New Level
Target training provides another way to help you shape behaviors, lets you build speed from the beginning, and focuses your dog on the training.
Mandy Book, Cheryl S. Smith, 2006
5
Living Right on Wrong Street
But will everything Job is running from catch up with him? Living Right on Wrong Street is filled with humor, betrayal, revenge, and forgiveness. Titus Pollard is a new and refreshing debut author of Christian fiction.
Titus Pollard, 2012
6
Jook Right on: Blues Stories and Blues Storytellers
Jook Right On: Blues Stories and Blues Storytellers is what author and compiler Barry Lee Pearson calls a “blues quilt.” These blues stories, collected by Pearson for thirty years, are told in the blues musicians’ own words.
Barry Lee Pearson, 2005
7
I Was Right On Time
In I Was Right on Time, he charmingly recalls his days as a ballplayer and as an African-American in a racially divided country.
Buck O'neil, David Conrads, 2010
8
Right on the Numbers
The basic subject of the book is to justify which athlete was the Greatest to ever wear a particular number.
Nino Frostino, 2004
9
Leviathan on the Right: How Big-government Conservatism ...
A scathing look at how the rise of conservatives who believed big government could be used to further the conservative cause ultimately undermined the legacy of traditional conservatives and shattered the Republican revolution.
Michael Tanner, 2007
10
About the King's Choice to Build His Palace Right on Top of ...
ISRAEL; the people, the nation, the religion.
John McGinley, 2006

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RIGHT ON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term right on is used in the context of the following news items.
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Swiping Right on Tinder, but Staying Put
I woke up the morning after Christmas on my sister's couch. I didn't intend to wake up there, but Colorado was hit with a small blizzard as I was attempting to ... «New York Times, May 15»

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