set/put (something) straight

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Definition of set/put (something) straight

: to put everything in its proper place in (something) : to organize (something) After supper, the kids helped set/put the kitchen straight.

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“Set/put (something) straight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%2Fput%20%28something%29%20straight. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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