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Certainly; undeniably.‘your record's bad right enough’
- ‘I nearly collapse afterwards, right enough, but I'm getting there.’
- ‘It was a bit rum, right enough: the two had become very firm friends since meeting when the boy was stricken with cancer.’
- ‘They stood up to the occasion, right enough, but all over the pitch, in conditions more conducive to ice-skating, players from both sides were going down.’
- ‘It is getting pretty noisy round here right enough as one of neighbours up the hill seems to have invested in a cockerel.’
- ‘Well, if my guess is correct, this could have been the weapon, right enough.’
- ‘Those lines can be a bit difficult, right enough.’
- ‘And right enough it happened - the gaffer got the phone call.’
- ‘‘It may be a fine building, right enough,’ said one grey-bearded spectator, standing outside the public entrance.’
- ‘It will be nice to see him before the whistle goes, right enough.’
- ‘It's a brilliant and very weird piece of film-making, right enough, and the soundtrack's excellent.’
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