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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Annika says: "Laura is a very laid back boss but gets the work done and puts us straight.
City have lost one to United and it puts us straight back into it, so I think we're all keeping each other on our toes.
Reese, 32, tells The Ticket about working things out for her children, her secret love of trampolining and puts us straight about rumours she didn't get on with Vaughn.
And just in case anyone is any doubt about the scale of the problem, Waspish puts us straight about how food prices are going up because of the rising cost of transport.