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.
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ONCE again the record wants putting straight in relation to Cllr George Dunning reply to Ted Prest's (Our Aldi Eyesore, 8.
Girvin has published a damning indictment based on extensive research and personal conversations but it is a record that needed putting straight.
This includes bed-making, dusting, sweeping and putting straight the rooms, making the bathroom and lavatory presentable, and also the front porch hall and stairs.
And if Mr Mandaric needed putting straight over the effect a director of football can have on a club all he needed to do was go to north London and collar any Tottenham fan.
ONCE again the record needs putting straight in relation to the Gazette letter dated the 04-10-2011 via Ted Prest from Eston on Our Aldi eyesore Redcar & Cleveland Council have taken up several initiatives in the Eston Precinct, not only to encourage Aldi but other interested developers, and to provide a better environment for business people that want to stay or relocate in the Eston and Eston precinct area.
Designed with a templet system for custom or production manufacturing, the Panel Router is an easy, efficient method of putting straight line grooves in boards.