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dead to rights

Posted by ESC on November 11, 2005

In Reply to: Dead to rights posted by mark on November 10, 2005

: dead to rights

DEAD TO RIGHTS---Without possibility of error; red handed.---"We've got him dead to rights."---The San Francisco newspaper City Argus. news story: "A man attempted to get into Banker Sather's cash box and was caught 'dead to rights' and now languishes in the city Bastille."