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!
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Portsmouth were already one of the danger teams in terms of potentially pulling themselves out of trouble and putting us right in it.
Victory this weekend would enable us to go level on points with London, with another win in September putting us right up there.
Here the film crew follow the comings and goings of staff and patients, with hand - held cameras putting us right at the heart of events.
But I'm not going to support rushing something like this and putting us right back to square one,'' he said.