put (someone) right

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put (someone) right

To correct someone's attitude, belief, or behavior; to make sure someone understands something correctly. I had to put Stephen right after I realized that he'd been operating the machinery wrong this whole time. Helen told me she thought the moon landing was faked, so I had to put her right!
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put right

Fix, make amends, correct, as in The wheel's come off, but we can put that right in no time, or Victor thought we were moving out, but we put him right. [Late 1800s]
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If our mishap were one of those that are cured with a couple of plasters, it would not be so bad; but I am beginning to think that all the plasters in a hospital almost won't be enough to put us right.
A win this weekend would have put us right in among the mix but not too much damage was done by our rivals.
WE usually rely on Jack Fletcher to put us right on history in these columns, and hopefully he'll correct any howlers in my submission.
Our industry has seen substantial developments over the last year and the major investment we have made in our facilities at AV Dawson put us right at the heart of this, bringing more innovation and increased efficiencies to the industry.
The new features put us right up there with some of the best-looking apps.
Fortunately for me, I managed to get a nice score and it's put us right back in the game.
I'm sure we can get the three points and it will put us right back in there.
There has been suggested a scheme to make Britain into a federated state, an idea which would put us right back into the vassalised state that we have been in for so many centuries.
Next week is another massive game and it could put us right back in the title race.
I firmly believe that a win will put us right back in there.
It is what it is and it's put us right back up there now.
Three wins in the last week have put us right back in the mix and we are going there to win the game.
We've not been shouting about winning the title but if we were to beat Cowdenbeath it would certainly put us right up there.
It's important we get a run of form, and a few wins on the bounce would put us right back in it, because the league is wide open.
I was very pleased with that run and the handicapper has put us right on the limit of the 0-105.