set straight

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Englisch - Englisch
To correct; to make right or true

He misspoke, but I quietly set him straight.

set someone straight
(deyim) Give someone the facts, tell someone how it is

If you want to know who's got the gold, Pat will set you straight.

set the record straight
(deyim) Make clear, explain something

I want to set the record straight regarding a few rumors about myself. First, I am not married.

set things straight
set things right, arranged things, put things/affairs in their proper place
set straight