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right out

Also, straight out. Plainly, without holding back, as in He told her right out that he couldn't run for another term, or When Jan told us she wanted to study medicine, Dad said straight out that he couldn't afford medical school.
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  • I'll crowd him right out; I know it may be selfish, but, damn it!

    Vandover and the Brute Frank Norris
  • It has come to me right out of myself, so I know that it has come at the proper time.

    De Profundis Oscar Wilde
  • The swift water caught her on the side and swung her right out into the current.

    Swatty Ellis Parker Butler
  • A troop trotted off to the right out of the line fire of the fort.

    The Story of the Malakand Field Force Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • I think if I place your axe across for you to drag at, and I try too, we shall be able to draw you right out.

    The Crystal Hunters George Manville Fenn

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