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right on
Pronunciation: /ˌrʌɪt ˈɒn/

Translation of right on in Spanish:


  • (American English) [colloquial] (predicative) his analysis was right on
    su análisis era muy acertado
    su análisis daba justo en el clavo [colloquial]


  • ¡de acuerdo!

also: right-on adjective

  • (British English) [colloquial] [humorous]
    progre [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Cuba's revolution saw in the decade of left-wing youth and right-on liberation.
    • Much more pertinently, as far as the bigger picture is concerned,, it was at that time she won the adoration of the right-on liberals and a legion of lesbians by outing herself and posing publicly with her then girlfriend.
    • McEwan used to be as miserable and as macabre as he was right-on and left-wing.
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