put (someone) straight

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put (someone) straight

To correct someone's attitude, belief, or behavior; to make sure someone understands something correctly. I had to put Stephen straight 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 straight!
See also: put, straight
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We may be at the foot of the table but I've been there before with Inverness and a few wins put you straight back into the picture.
And lest you doubt their intentions, My Dynamite Will Blow You Sky High (And Get Ya Moanin' After Midnight) will put you straight.
OK, Michelle - shortly thereafter Lloyd put you straight about his motives, (omitting the Bedding of the Becky Bit - phew
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Well let me put you straight on a few points, K J Langford.
Together with the Sony TV, it'll put you straight into pole position this summer.
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