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Google search results for being raised right quotes

From the link mentioned above, I found the word "being raised right". What does this phrase mean in general?

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  • It means the upbringing or the way one is brought up is correct or good.
    – hijab
    Feb 10, 2017 at 0:33
  • Which part of this is confusing or unclear to you? If I tell you that "to be raised" roughly means "how your parents taught you when you were growing up", does it make more sense?
    – Andrew
    Feb 10, 2017 at 1:00

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In this context:

Raising, is the process by which a child is cared for until adulthood. It is close to or synonymous with "rearing" or "parenting".

Now I'm not sure exactly which part of speech "Raised" is -- some past participle or something -- but it is often preceded by some part of the verb "to be", as in "to be raised" or, in this case "Being raised", which means something like "The fact that we were raised..."

Finally, "Right" is some positive valuation. It is close to or synonymous with "properly", or "correctly", or "well".

Thus, taking one of the examples returned from that URL; i.e. the one saying:

Being raised right doesn't mean we won't make mistakes...

the meaning is something like:

The fact that we were parented properly doesn't mean we won't make mistakes...

That said, that's a bit stilted as a translation. It would probably be more common to use yet another colloquial phrase and say:

The fact that we were brought up properly doesn't mean we won't make mistakes...

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