get (something) right

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Definition of get (something) right

: to do, say, or understand (something) accurately or correctly Let me get this right: you want me to lend you $1,000?! When you're making a measurement be careful to get it right. They never get the facts right.

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“Get (something) right.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20%28something%29%20right. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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