set/put the record straight Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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set/put the record straight

C1 to write or say something in order to make the true facts known: She's decided to write her memoirs to set the record straight once and for all.
Translations of “set/put the record straight”
in Chinese (Traditional) 陳述真相, 澄清是非…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陈述真相, 澄清是非…
(Definition of set/put the record straight from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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