Set to rights



Also, put to rights . Place in proper condition or order. For example, The caterer promised to set the room to rights before he left , or Don’t worry, the lawyer will put the will to rights . These terms date from the second half of the 1600s, although to rights in the sense of “in proper order” was first recorded about 1330. Also see set right

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