put something straight

put something ˈstraight

make something neat and tidy; organize or settle something properly: Please put all your papers straight before you leave the office.When he discovered that he was dying, he started to put all his affairs straight.
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FIRST things first, let's put something straight. Westmead Guru, a first Derby finalist under her own steam for trainer Kelly Findlay, is not, as some would have you believe, a hooligan.
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