right off

adverb

Definition of right off

Examples of right off in a Sentence

he had just gotten married when he was shipped right off to war
Recent Examples on the Web Messier was in a comfortable position right off the lead. John Cherwaspecial Contributor, Los Angeles Times, 7 May 2022 My greatest pleasure in life is eating it right off the vine. Kara Warner, PEOPLE.com, 7 May 2022 Looking to the outside right off the rip and hoping #13 Montauck Point draws in. Ed Derosa, The Courier-Journal, 6 May 2022 His dad started the Plaza Diner in New Paltz, N.Y., right off the New York State Thruway, and imbued him with a love of operating restaurants. Gary Stern, Forbes, 6 May 2022 Mike grew up in the D.C. area and has been reading the column forever, so there’s a long-term commitment right off the bat. Washington Post, 5 May 2022 The rule changes will also mean that all teams are starting from the same position, giving Porsche and Audi a better shot at being competitive right off the bat. Caleb Miller, Car and Driver, 2 May 2022 Those with long memories will know right off where else the Stayner family saga is going, but others will be utterly shocked—which is supportive evidence in the case being made by director Jessica Dimmock. Wsj Arts, WSJ, 29 Apr. 2022 Gabriel Arias, playing in just his second big-league game, collected his first career hit on a one-out single to right off Chicago starter Jimmy Lambert (0-2, 5.40). Joe Noga, cleveland, 20 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of right off

1771, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of right off was in 1771

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Last Updated

11 May 2022

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“Right off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right%20off. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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