tell right from wrong


: to know what things are good and what things are bad
He is old enough to tell right from wrong.

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Recent Examples on the Web The result: Two generations of students cannot tell right from wrong, good from evil, justice from terror. Matthew Continetti, National Review, 13 Oct. 2023 In turn, this can further impact Wanda’s ability to tell right from wrong and real from imaginary. Chris Smith, BGR, 9 Oct. 2022

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“Tell right from wrong.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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