- Be sure you have your facts straight.
- Let me get this straight, you didn't know they had your car.
- Thanks for setting me straight.
- Let's get things straight. I didn't lunch with her.
- I wanted to get the facts straight.
- Let me get this straight - Tom sold the car and gave you the money?
- Tell him to ask Ruth - she'll put him straight.
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■ information that is straight is correct:
- (a) get something straight: △to correctly understand something.
- (b) set/put someone straight or set/put the record straight: △to tell someone the true facts about a situation after they have been told something that is not true.
- (a) get sth straight: spoken. to understand the facts of a situation and be able to tell them correctly.
- (b) set/put sb straight: to make someone understand the true facts about a situation.
..... Macmillan, COBUILD, LDOCE