right tack

see on the right tack.

Words Nearby right tack

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How to use right tack in a sentence

  • We're on the right tack for the Southern Ocean; but the storm-center is overtaking us faster than we can drift away from it.

  • She thought she had detected a gleam of interest in his face, and felt that she was on the right tack.

    Audrey Craven | May Sinclair
  • Does seem as if hed hit the right tack at last, and I cant help believing hes going to hold out, in spite of myself.

  • And this time he is on the right tack; it is on ships that the fate of the British world-empire will depend.

    In the World War | Count Ottokar Czernin
  • But instantly I wondered if we were taking the right tack for Fraser's eyes grew red with fury.