set/put someone straight

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Definition of set/put someone straight

: to correct someone who is mistaken by providing accurate information He set/put her straight about/on what happened.

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set/put someone's mind at ease/rest

set/put someone straight

set/put (something) straight

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“Set/put someone straight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%2Fput%20someone%20straight. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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