right out

Also, straight out. Plainly, without holding back, as in He told her right out that he couldn't run for another term, or When Jan told us she wanted to study medicine, Dad said straight out that he couldn't afford medical school.

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How to use right out in a sentence

  • Some of those halls that Mr. Meadow Mouse mentioned ran right out beneath the surface of the garden.

    The Tale of Grandfather Mole | Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Lawlessness is b'ilin' around inside o' me, an' I'm goin' to git right out!

    Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
  • So I washed up the buggy and hitched up the horse and come right out.

    Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
  • True vintage, right out of the whodunits—wouldn't you agree, Mrs. Carmack?

    We're Friends, Now | Henry Hasse
  • But this has got to be printed, Miss Jane—printed right out for everybody to read!

    The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch | Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter