set someone straight Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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set someone straight

(also set the record straight) to ​tell someone the ​truefacts about a ​situation that the ​person had not ​understood: I had to set him ​straight about what really ​happened. The ​article about the ​trial really set the ​recordstraight.
(Definition of set someone straight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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