When I searched CAE, I found a lot of sentences with 'have a right to know' and 'have the right to know'. I just don't know when we should use one of them rather than the other. Could I ask native English teachers to help me please? Thank you very much.
The following are two of the results I got:
We havetherighttoknow what's going on there.
if there are people like you in their midst, Mr. Paterson. They havearighttoknow that, and the Marine Corps had every right to rid themselves of you, just like anybody else who is in a situation like you're in - whether they're in the Army, the Marines, or the Navy. We havearighttoknow who you are, and we have a right to rid ourselves of you, Mr. Paterson. Mr. SULLIVAN And I was happy to rid myself of them also, John. Mr. SULLIVAN I'm sure you were. The military can be a very lonely place, Mr. Paterson, when you