straighten sb out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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straighten sb out

phrasal verb with straighten uk   /ˈstreɪ.tən/  us   /-ən/ verb
to ​improve someone's ​behaviour: I ​thought that ​once he got a ​girlfriend that would ​straighten him out.
(Definition of straighten sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “straighten sb out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)改邪归正,使(某人)端正行为…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)改邪歸正,使(某人)端正行為…
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