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English definition of “straighten sth up”

straighten sth up

phrasal verb with straighten     /ˈstreɪ.tən/ US  /-ən/ verb
to make a place tidy : Mark and I managed to straighten up the house before our parents got home .Cleaning and tidying places and things
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