To determine or specify the truth: Let me set you straight on that allegation/ I've come to set the whole thing straight (1849+)
And they need to be set straight and gingerly brushed out of the way of said greatness.
The middle row was set straight, the other two rows five or six feet from it and inclining toward it like wigwam-poles.
How many things will then be set straight, that now are crooked!
My attention is distracted, my composure is upset; I can't rest till things are set straight again.
"There's a matter I wish to set straight," she said impressively.
He lost his way twice, but was set straight by unsuspecting bluecoats.
You and I have decided that matters ought to be set straight, and so, here goes.
"Things never can be set straight too soon," said the old lady.
But when she was pleased and happy, they set straight up and she seemed to laugh all over.
As she spoke she set straight a piece of silver that to her critical eye seemed an eighth of an inch out of line.