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go right

Succeed, happen correctly, as in If everything goes right, we should be in Canada by Tuesday, or Nothing has gone right for me today. This idiom uses right in the sense of “in a satisfactory state,” a usage dating from the mid-1600s.
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  • He had another colored man with him, and desired to go right away.

    Biography of a Slave Charles Thompson
  • If he's on the town, he'll have to go right into the Poorhouse with the rest.

    Tiverton Tales Alice Brown
  • She told him yaller; an' Josh had him go right to work on't next day.

    Meadow Grass Alice Brown
  • "go right on about your business," he said with supreme condescension.

    The Fortune Hunter Louis Joseph Vance
  • More likely than not she'd just order you off the place—and go right on as before.

    Sure Pop and the Safety Scouts

    Roy Rutherford Bailey

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