right then

right then
now then or right then
used for getting someone's attention when you are starting to talk about something new

Now then, I want to ask you all a serious question.

Right then, are we ready to start?


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  • then — [ ðen ] function word *** Then can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: I was still at school then. as an adjective (only before a noun): the then prime minister, Harold Wilson 1. ) at that time a ) at a particular time in the past or in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • then and there — {adv. phr.} At that very time and place in the past; right then. * /He said he wanted his dime back then and there, so I had to give it to him./ Compare: IN ONE S TRACKS, ON THE SPOT, HERE AND NOW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • then and there — {adv. phr.} At that very time and place in the past; right then. * /He said he wanted his dime back then and there, so I had to give it to him./ Compare: IN ONE S TRACKS, ON THE SPOT, HERE AND NOW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • right — I [[t]ra͟ɪt[/t]] CORRECT, APPROPRIATE, OR ACCEPTABLE ♦ rights, righting, righted (Please look at category 17 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) ADJ If something is right, it is correct and agrees… …   English dictionary

  • then and there — mod. right then. □ He dropped the box right then and there and walked out on us. D Right then and there, he pulled up his shirt and showed everyone the jagged scar …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • right — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English riht; akin to Old High German reht right, Latin rectus straight, right, regere to lead straight, direct, rule, rogare to ask, Greek oregein to stretch out Date: before 12th century 1.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • then — then1 W1S1 [ðen] adv [: Old English; Origin: thonne, thAnne] 1.) at a particular time in the past or future ▪ I wish I had known then what I know now. ▪ It was then that I realised she d tricked me. ▪ He started his career in St Petersburg or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • then — 1 /Den/ adverb 1 at a particular time in the past or future: It was then that I realised she d tricked me. | I used to go to school with Mavis Butterwick, or Mavis O Brien as she then was. | The furniture is being delivered next week so until… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • then — /dhen/, adv. 1. at that time: Prices were lower then. 2. immediately or soon afterward: The rain stopped and then started again. 3. next in order of time: We ate, then we started home. 4. at the same time: At first the water seemed blue, then… …   Universalium

  • then */*/*/ — UK [ðen] / US adjective, adverb Summary: Then can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: I was still at school then. as an adjective (only before a noun): the then prime minister, Harold Wilson 1) at that time a) at a particular time in the …   English dictionary

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