put someone right
put (one) right
To correct one's attitude, belief, or behavior; to make sure one understands something correctly. I put Stephen right after seeing him operate the machinery incorrectly. Helen told me she thought the moon landing was faked, so I had to put her right!
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put (or set) someone right1 restore someone to health. 2 make someone understand the true facts of a situation.
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