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English definition of “put/set sb right”

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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. to make someone feel better: A good night's sleep will soon put you right.
(Definition of put/set sb right from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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