put (something) straight

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put (something) straight

To straighten something out or make something properly arranged; to fix, correct, or make amends for something. There are a few details in this contract we need to put straight before I'm ready to sign it. Tom's brother really made a mess of things with the company, but there's still time to put things straight. Sorry I can't come out with you tonight, I've just got to put my marriage straight before I can think of doing anything else.
See also: put, straight
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To put that straight an illustrated booklet has been launched by the County Council's Historic Environment Record (HER), including facts, jokes, games, and historical colour.
Only Kilkenny had a worse home record than the Thoroughbreds in 2006 but Ryan wants to put that straight when they host Monaghan United this evening.
ANOTHER total wallflower, the ineffectual Scouser protested: "I don't fancy Pete - I want to put that straight now".
She missed the world record by nine seconds but put that straight in Chicago in October when she kept her cool to win in 2:17.