set/put the record straight

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Definition of set/put the record straight

: to provide the facts about something that people have a false understanding or idea about Let me set the record straight about what really happened last week.

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“Set/put the record straight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%2Fput%20the%20record%20straight. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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