put right

put right
• to put smb/smth right
• to set smb/smth right
(smbput rightsmth) - to restore to order, to a good condition; to correct something, or somebody's ideas

This is Dr. Bulcastle. He's going to see what can be done to put you right again. (J. Wain)

I was thinking about our awful misunderstanding and wondering how on earth I could put it right. (A. Cronin)

He got a small model made and tried it out one afternoon, but it wasn't a success. He was a stubborn boy and he wasn't going to be beaten. Something was wrong, and it was up to him to put it right. (W. S. Maugham)


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