in the right

idiom

: in the position or situation of being morally or legally allowed to have, get, or do something
You are in the right to demand a refund/apology.

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“In the right.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20right. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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