put/set something to rights

set to rights

Also, put to rights. Place in proper condition or order. For example, The caterer promised to set the room to rights before he left, or Don't worry, the lawyer will put the will to rights. These terms date from the second half of the 1600s, although to rights in the sense of "in proper order" was first recorded about 1330. Also see set right.
See also: right, set

put/set something to ˈrights

correct a situation, especially one which is unfair; put things in their right places or right order: As a young politician, she wanted to set the world to rights.It took me ages to put things to rights after the workmen had left.
See also: put, right, set, something