put (someone) straight

(redirected from puts her straight)

put (someone) straight

To correct someone's attitude, belief, or behavior; to make sure someone understands something correctly. I had to put Stephen straight 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 straight!
See also: put, straight
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When Masood puts her straight, Tanya is hurt, leading to a vicious row.
Paddy puts her straight, which means too many people now know his secret - so Aaron locks himself in the garage, turns the car engine on and tries to kill himself.
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