only right

idiom

: the right thing under the circumstances
Since they helped him, it's only right that he should help them too.

Examples of only right in a Sentence

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“Only right.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/only%20right. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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