to rights
phrasal into proper order

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  • To rights — Right Right, n. [AS. right. See {Right}, a.] 1. That which is right or correct. Specifically: (a) The straight course; adherence to duty; obedience to lawful authority, divine or human; freedom from guilt, the opposite of moral wrong. (b) A true… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • to rights — See: PUT TO RIGHTS or SET TO RIGHTS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to rights — See: PUT TO RIGHTS or SET TO RIGHTS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To put to rights — Right Right, n. [AS. right. See {Right}, a.] 1. That which is right or correct. Specifically: (a) The straight course; adherence to duty; obedience to lawful authority, divine or human; freedom from guilt, the opposite of moral wrong. (b) A true… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To set to rights — Right Right, n. [AS. right. See {Right}, a.] 1. That which is right or correct. Specifically: (a) The straight course; adherence to duty; obedience to lawful authority, divine or human; freedom from guilt, the opposite of moral wrong. (b) A true… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To put to rights — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dead to Rights — For the Game Boy Advance game, see Dead to Rights (Game Boy Advance). Dead to Rights Developer(s) Namco Publisher(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Dead to Rights II — Developer(s) Widescreen Games Publisher(s) Namco Series …   Wikipedia

  • Dead To Rights — may refer to: Dead to Rights (catch phrase), an American catchphrase Dead to Rights, a video game from Namco This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you m …   Wikipedia

  • Dead to rights (catch phrase) — 1. It is a British, American and Australian catch phrase meaning to have enough proof to show that someone has done something wrong. 2. To be caught red handed, in the very act of committing a crime or error. It implies that there is no possible… …   Wikipedia

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