put to rights


put to rights
put (or set) to rights restore to the correct or normal state.
Main Entry: right

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  • put\ to\ rights — • put to rights • set to rights v. phr. informal To put in good order; clean up. It took the company a long time to put the office to rights after the fire. It took Mrs. Smith an hour to set the room to rights after the party …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put to rights — index rectify Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • put to rights — phrasal : to put into shape : make tidy : arrange a new commanding officer who put the company to rights * * * put to rights see under ↑right1 • • • Main Entry: ↑put …   Useful english dictionary

  • put to rights — or[set to rights] {v. phr.}, {informal} To put in good order; clean up. * /It took the company a long time to put the office to rights after the fire./ * /It took Mrs. Smith an hour to set the room to rights after the party./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put to rights — or[set to rights] {v. phr.}, {informal} To put in good order; clean up. * /It took the company a long time to put the office to rights after the fire./ * /It took Mrs. Smith an hour to set the room to rights after the party./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put to rights — Synonyms and related words: amend, arrange, compensate, correct, emend, give satisfaction, make all square, make good, make right, order, pay reparations, put in order, put in shape, put right, put straight, recompense, rectify, redress, reduce… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • put to rights — Adjust, regulate, set in order, set to rights …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To put to rights — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To put to rights — Right Right, n. [AS. right. See {Right}, a.] 1. That which is right or correct. Specifically: (a) The straight course; adherence to duty; obedience to lawful authority, divine or human; freedom from guilt, the opposite of moral wrong. (b) A true… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Put — Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English