put right

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put right

  1. (transitive) To rectify; to put in order; to make good.
    • 2008, Lawrence E. Harrison, “Introduction”, in The Central Liberal Truth: How Politics Can Change a Culture and Save It from Itself, Oxford University Press, →ISBN:
      “When people realize things are going wrong, there are two questions they can ask: One is, ‘What did we do wrong?’ ... [This] question leads to another line of thinking: ‘How do we put it right?’”