am I right
English [ edit ]
Alternative forms [ edit ]
? am I right
( colloquial , rhetorical question ) Said by someone who has just stated what he or she considers to be an unassailable truth.
1859, Charles Dickens, , A Tale of Two Cities Book the First, Chapter V
"Ah! So much the worse! A bitter taste it is that such poor cattle always have in their mouths, and hard lives they live, Jacques.
Am I right, Jacques?"
1975, William Gaddis, J R , page 323: 
Not a word out of him, he just sat there taking it all in, am I right? Look at their face and you don't know what's going on inside, am I right? Talking about racial overtones, whose insurance company does he think he's working for, am I right Dan?
1993, Bill Clinton, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, William J. Clinton, 1993, Bk. 2, August 1 to December 31, 1993 (Government Printing Office) p. 1467
I mean, you're paying for $24 billion worth of training, and I'm sure there's not a person here who could name 10, much less 150, of the separate training programs available.
Am I right?