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It was a vicious foul, and the referee rightly sent him off.
Everyone is quite rightly concerned about what is going to happen now.
The public is worried, and rightly so.
There is a lot to be done, but as you rightly say, we must move carefully.
He was driving his mum's car, if I remember rightly.
They believe, rightly or wrongly, that their violent protest will achieve their aims.
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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …
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Definition of rightly from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.