Meaning of “straighten sth up” in the English Dictionary

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"straighten sth up" in British English

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straighten sth up

phrasal verb with straighten uk /ˈstreɪ.tən/ us /ˈstreɪ.ən/ verb

to make a place tidy:

Mark and I managed to straighten up the house before our parents got home.

(Definition of “straighten sth up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)