put/set (something) to rights

idiom

: to put (something) back into the normal or proper condition
He helped his mother put things to rights after his father died.

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“Put/set (something) to rights.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%2Fset%20%28something%29%20to%20rights. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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