Am Ah right, am Ah wrang

Literally. “Am I right or am I wrong” but usually said in a rhetorical fashion which is really expecting agreement.

Scottish slang . 2013.

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  • wrong — [rôŋ] adj. [ME, crooked, twisted, wrong < OE wrang < ON rangr, wrangr, wrong, twisted: for IE base see WRING] 1. not in accordance with justice, law, morality, etc.; unlawful, immoral, or improper 2. not in accordance with an established… …   English World dictionary

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