Examples of rightly in a Sentence
If I remember rightly, today is his birthday.
She rightly anticipated a decline in the value of the stock.
He points out, quite rightly, that there are flaws in the theory.
Many people, rightly or wrongly, believe the economy will soon improve.
She rightly admires his paintings.
People are rightly upset about the city's rising crime rate.
Quite rightly, the police commissioner is being blamed for the city's rising crime rate.
She is proud of her children, and rightly so.
Recent Examples of rightly from the Web
Of the two great makers of nonsense, Carroll rightly has received more attention, because of his twists and quirks, because of his photography and the ghost of pedophilia falsely supposed to cling to his obsessions.
In the scenario the Senrio researchers imagine, this IP camera has been rightly cordoned off from the rest of the network, able to communicate only with a router.
This fiscal program can’t rightly be called a success by any measure.
Some have rightly pointed out that this decision is in line with the director’s style.
Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard rightly supports this change, and joined a Kingsford campaign that also includes Johnny Bench, Vin Scully and David Ortiz to celebrate the return of a universal opening day.
Rachel rightly points out that Dean and Lesley's kiss felt juvenile, but all three agree that Kevin and Ashley were the sexiest.
Serious film scholars recognize, rightly, the artistry of some of these pictures.
Apple’s primary software focus is rightly fixed on iOS, which happens to run on ARM instructions and not Intel’s x86.
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RIGHTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rightly for English Language Learners
: in a way that is correct
: for a good reason : in a way that is proper or appropriate
: with certainty : for sure
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