bang to rights love

Definitions

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  • Used other than as an idiom: bang (adverb), to rights.
  • Red-handed.
  • v. To have sufficient, undisputable evidence that a person's actions are generally perceived to be wrong; to catch red-handed.

Etymologies

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From reinterpretation of bang ("completely") + to rights ("properly")

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From reinterpretation of bang ("completely") as bang ("to handle noisily or violently")

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