be put to rights(redirected from were put to rights)
be put to rights
To be restored to or arranged in the proper, natural, or original state or condition. I never worry about keeping my hotel room tidy, because it'll be put to rights after I leave anyway. That new assistant is completely useless. This entire contract is a sloppy mess, and now it has to be put to rights before Monday.
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