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fly right

verb phrase

To be honest, dependable, etc: He's my son. I want him to fly right (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Sometimes they fly right against the camels, and at others drop heavily into the bushes where they are easily caught.

  • It was as though they both intended to fly right straight into the Junkers.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • I do wish a fairy could fly right out of the sky this minute, and give me things I want!

  • And if I just do jump over this here counter, won't I let fly right and left?

    Sybil Benjamin Disraeli
  • Only somebody who has been Archied from Plusprès can realise what it means to fly right over the stronghold at four thousand feet.

  • Now, however, the aroplane can rise in a gale of wind, and fly right into the teeth of a hurricane.

    Defenseless America Hudson Maxim
  • Well, I want to float over, slow and silent, so I can throw a fly right under those bushes.

  • I felt as if I could just jump and yell with delight and then fly right over the bay, to get under its folds once more.

    The Boy Spy Joseph Kerby
  • If he kept straight on, Jimmy would have to fly right over the mountain.

    The Flying Reporter Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss

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