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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 ​feelbetter: A good night's ​sleep will ​soon put you right.
(Definition of put/set sb right from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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