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!
See also: put, right
References in classic literature ?
I know a place round the corner here, where you can get a drop of the finest Scotch whisky you ever tasted - put you right in less than no time.
If you don't feel sure of your Pints of the Compass, come in to me and I'll put you right again.
The marquis will put you right again; his own touch is deliciously delicate.
They won't crush the stench of sin, but with a little imagination, they can put you right back in the Garden of Eden.
Williams' vivid descriptions put you right in the middle of the action.
At this real working film and TV studio, an incredible array of rides, shows, movie sets and attractions put you right in your favorite scenes from your favorite movies.