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right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (just)juist, terecht, rechtvaardig bn
 It's only right that you have a fair trial.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (side: not left) (in samenstelling)rechter-
 Put your names in the right column and your ages in the left.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (correct, true)juist, correct bn
 What's the right answer to this question?
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (directly)recht, direct bw
 She walked right to the front and started speaking.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (well)juist, correct, goed bw
  (Belg., informeel)comme il faut
 This pen doesn't work right.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ability)recht nw het
 Women had to fight for the right to vote.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (good)goede nw het
 We have to learn right from wrong.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (side)rechterkant nw de
 My back really hurts on the right.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (right-hand turn)bocht naar rechts nw de
  rechtsaf gaan onoverg.ww
 Take a right at the next lights.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (the right hand)rechterkant nw de
  aan de rechterkant
 The headlight controls are on your right.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (legislative group) (politiek)rechts nw; wordt gebruikt zonder lidwoord.
 The right will never vote for these reforms.
right vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (put in good order)op orde brengen overg.ww
 She righted her affairs.
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
EngelsDutch
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (appropriate)juist, goed, correct bn
 That's not the right way to hold a tennis racket.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (boxing)rechtse nw de
 He dealt him a quick right cut.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (conditions) (familiair)op zijn pootjes
 Don't worry, my dad will set everything right.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (opportune)goed, opportuun, juist bn
 This is the right time to start a new job.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (exact)juist, correct, exact bn
 Is this measurement right?
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (healthy)goed, gezond bn
 I'm feeling right as rain today.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (straight)recht bn
 You need to go right forward from here.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sane, normal)gezond, normaal bn
 No one in their right mind would say such a thing.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (most convenient)juist, goed bn
 She's always in the right place at the right time.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." UK (authentic)absoluut, echt, regelrecht bn
 Your brother's a right idiot!
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (political wing: conservative)rechts bn
  (in samenstelling)rechter-
 The right wing will win the elections.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (angle) (van een hoek)recht bn
 They're at right angles to each other.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (exactly)net, precies, exact, juist bw
  (informeel, Belg.)just bn
 The tree fell over right where we had been standing.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (immediately)meteen, direct, net bw
 It broke down right after the warranty expired.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (justly)goed, juist bw
 Act right and you will be rewarded.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (squarely)recht, exact, net bw
 The plant was placed right in the middle of the table.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to the right side)rechts, naar rechts bw
 US: Look right and left before pulling out of an intersection.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." colloquial (very)erg, heel bw
 He's right clever, he is.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (completely)volledig, helemaal bw
 We're right out of eggs at the moment, I'm afraid.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (justice)recht nw het
 He'll do right by you.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (boxing: punch) (slag)rechtse nw de
 He threw him a sharp right on the chin.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: right to purchase) (rechten)kooprecht nw het
 The rights offering was oversubscribed.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (military: position, formation) (militair)rechtervleugel, rechterflank nw de
 Our right came round and encircled the enemy.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shoes, gloves) (in samenstelling)rechter-
 This shoebox has got two rights in it. There must be a mistake!
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (political persuasion) (politiek)rechts
 The country has moved to the right in recent years.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (baseball: right field) (baseball)rechterkant van het veld nw de
 He hit the ball out to right.
the Right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (conservative political wing) (politiek)rechts nw het, ont.
 The Right argues that those measures will encourage dependency on the government.
right viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (resume upright position)zich oprichten wk ww
  rechtkomen onoverg.ww
 The boat turned, righted and sailed away.
right vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make upright)rechtzetten overg.ww
 They righted the fence and reinforced it.
right vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (redress)rechtzetten, goedmaken overg.ww
 He tried to right the wrongs of his youth.
right vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (do justice)rechtzetten, corrigeren overg.ww
 The appeal judge righted the prisoner's sentence.
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WordReference English-Dutch Dictionary © 2017:

Samengestelde woorden:
EngelsDutch
all right,
alright
interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
informal (OK) (informeel)oké tw
Opmerking: "Alright" is used in informal writing, but "all right" is preferred in formal, edited writing.
 All right, let's go to the pub.
before your eyes,
right before your eyes,
before your very eyes
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(right in front of you)voor zijn /haar ogen frase
 His father was murdered right before his eyes.
dead right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (totally correct)groot gelijk bw
 How did you know that answer? You are dead right!
divine right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (doctrine that king's power was ordained by God) (ook figuurlijk)God gegeven recht frase
 He acted as if the Presidency was his by divine right.
guess right viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (answer correctly by chance)goed raden bw + ww
 Carl thought Denise had taken the money, and he guessed right.
have a right to [sth],
have a right to do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(be entitled to)het recht hebben om, het recht hebben op onoverg. uitdr.
 You have a right to representation by a lawyer. I'm going to say what ever I want to. I have a right to free speech.
have no right (to do [sth]) v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not be entitled)geen recht hebben op, het recht niet hebben om frase
 You have no right to complain about the situation.
 Jij hebt het recht niet om over de situatie te klagen.
have the right v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be entitled)het recht hebben nw + ww
  mogen hulpww
 We have the right to be here. You can't make us leave.
 We hebben het recht hier te zijn. Je kan ons niet laten weggaan.
just right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (perfect)precies goed bn
 Those curtains would be just right for the living room.
just right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (perfectly)precies goed bw
 Joan has a talent for roasting the potatoes just right.
not quite right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (slightly wrong)niet helemaal juist bn
 It is a good translation, but that word choice is not quite right.
put [sth] right (with [sb]) vtr + adj (rectify)in orde brengen frase
  rechtzetten overg.ww
 He attempted to put things right with her by bringing her roses.
right as rain adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (perfectly healthy) (informeel)tiptop bn
  kerngezond bn
 After a good night's sleep I felt as right as rain.
right away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (immediately)onmiddellijk bw
  nu meteen bw+bw
 I'm leaving right away.
right face interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (military: turn to the right) (leger)rechtsomkeert, rechtsomkeer tw
 The sergeant yelled “Right face!” in my ear.
right in the head adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (sane) (informeel)goed bij z'n hoofd, goed snik bw
  (informeel)helemaal lekker bw+bn
 He's a nice enough guy but I don't think he's quite right in the head.
right off advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (immediately)onmiddellijk, gelijk, meteen bw
 I could tell right off that he was lying.
the right thing (to do) nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (correct action)juiste stap bn+nw de
  juiste nw het
 Of course the right thing to do would be to confess.
right to the end advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (all the way through)tot het eind toe, tot het einde toe bw
 She performed flawlessly right to the end.
right to the end advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to the moment of death)tot het laatste moment bw
 I promise never to leave you: I'll stand by you right to the end. He suffered a lot, but he was in good spirits right to the end.
right wing,
right-wing
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(Conservative, Republican)rechts, conservatief bn
Opmerking: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 Right-wing parties are invariably opposed to abortion.
the right wing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (conservative faction) (partij)rechtervleugel nw de
 The right wing of the party was less inclined to compromise than the rest of the party.
right-hand man nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (closest aide, personal advisor) (figuurlijk)rechterhand nw de
 Julia's my right-hand man when it comes to planning parties.
right-of-center (US),
right-of-centre (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(politics: conservative) (politiek)rechts van het midden frase
stage right,
also US: right stage
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(theater direction) (theater)rechts nw het, ont.
  (anglicisme)stage-right nw het, ont.
turn out right v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (end well)goedkomen onoverg.ww
  (fig., informeel)op zijn pootjes terecht komen frase
 Annie hoped her project would turn out right so she'd get a good grade.
up your alley,
right up your alley (US),
up your street,
right up your street (UK)
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
slang (the sort of thing you like) (informeel, fig.)in jouw straatje bw
  (informeel)jouw ding nw het
 That new film looks as though it'll be up your alley. You're going to love this new club: it's right up your alley!
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