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CarloSsS

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Can the verb "right" be used with "somebody" in the following sentence to mean "correct somebody".

I have to right you here because what you just said is not entirely true.

It doesn't sound very natural to me.
 

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Would it be understood that the speaker meant "correct you" when they said "right you" even though it would sound unnatural?
 

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No, "right" as a verb does not mean "correct."

I could probably figure out from context what someone meant, but it's wrong. Not just unnatural.
 

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You could say 'I have to put you right here....'

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