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English definition of “put/set sb right”

put/set sb right

informal
to stop someone believing something that is not true, or to correct someone by telling them the truth: She thought she wouldn't have to work hard, but we soon put her right on that.Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling to make someone feel better: A good night's sleep will soon put you right.Recovering from illness
(Definition of put/set sb right from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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