right off

adverb

Definition of right off 

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Examples of right off in a Sentence

he had just gotten married when he was shipped right off to war

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Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home Monday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Directions to funeral home I-84 east or west exit 37 (Fienemann Rd), right off exit one mile down on right. courant.com, "Pauline B. Buinickas," 30 June 2018 In case of rain, the concerts are held at the United Church of Christ at 217 E. Liberty St., right off the square. Mary Jane Brewer, cleveland.com, "Medina's Jazz Under the Stars summer concert series in jeopardy," 7 May 2018 Years ago, Larry bought these right off of folks’ front porches. Caroline Collins Mckenzie, Country Living, "Inside the Cracker Barrel Antiques Warehouse," 11 Apr. 2018 Across the footbridge behind the home is Aood Baan Krua Thai Silk, one of two silk weavers that have been operational since Thompson’s day, selling gorgeous scarlet silk scarves right off the loom for around $18. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in Bangkok: The Black Book," 27 Mar. 2018 Not the goal itself, which was fine, but Batshuayi picking up the ball out of the net and drop-kicking it in celebration — right off the post and back into his face!! Andrew Das, New York Times, "Belgium Beats England, but Faces Tougher World Cup Bracket," 29 June 2018 Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Directions to funeral home I-84 east or west - exit 37 (Fienemann Rd) right off exit one mile down on right. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "Edward E. Jones Jr.," 13 July 2018 The Stay Dangerous spitter retaliated by yanking the male's chain right off his neck. Michael Saponara, Billboard, "YG Arrested in Las Vegas For Felony Robbery Charges: Report," 13 July 2018 Perfectly ripe ones will roll right off the bush into the bucket. Judy Walker, NOLA.com, "3 easy blueberry recipes: Pick 'em fresh to make sweet treats," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of right off

1771, in the meaning defined above

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