get something straight

get something straight
get something straight phrase
to correctly understand something

Let me get this straight – you didn’t know they had your car.

Thesaurus: to understand somethingsynonym
Main entry: straight

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make a situation clear, esp. by reaching an understanding

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get sth ˈstraight idiom
to make a situation clear; to make sure that you or sb else understands the situation

Let's get this straight— you really had no idea where he was?

Main entry:straightidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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