Putting things straight - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
References in periodicals archive
The tweet was just a matter of putting things straight
and to end up rumours and nothing else.
Aries March 21 - April 20 REUNITING with your best mate, family or someone you've spent the past few days putting things straight
with, has to feel good.
4 (ANI): Putting things straight
, Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said the Pakistan Army would remain an "India centric" institution unless both countries resolve the long pending Kashmir issue and water disputes between them.
My father went about putting things straight
, everything in the house, pictures, shelves had to be straight and plumb.