on the right side of the law

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Definition of on the right side of the law

used to say that someone is not living the life of a criminal Now that she's out of prison she's trying to stay on the right side of the law.

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on the right side of (an age)

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on the right/wrong side of (someone)

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“On the right side of the law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20right%20side%20of%20the%20law. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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