Meaning of “put/set sb right” in the English Dictionary

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"put/set sb right" in British English

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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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)