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fly right

verb phrase

To be honest, dependable, etc: He's my son. I want him to fly right (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • How we could fly right over the wood and get back to the camp!

    Mother Carey's Chicken George Manville Fenn
  • It was as though they both intended to fly right straight into the Junkers.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • And if I just do jump over this here counter, won't I let fly right and left?

    Sybil Benjamin Disraeli
  • Let's fly right over to Fearing and see how it works on a jetmarine!

  • Now, however, the aroplane can rise in a gale of wind, and fly right into the teeth of a hurricane.

    Defenseless America Hudson Maxim
  • I felt as if I could just jump and yell with delight and then fly right over the bay, to get under its folds once more.

    The Boy Spy Joseph Kerby
  • "I thought I was going to fly right over Dave's head," wailed Jessie, who had come up behind the youth with a great thump.

    Dave Porter At Bear Camp Edward Stratemeyer
  • If he kept straight on, Jimmy would have to fly right over the mountain.

    The Flying Reporter

    Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
  • A man to fly right must understand the air currents jes as a sailor understands the course of the winds.

    Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field

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