set the record straight

set the record straight
set/put/the record straight phrase
to tell the truth about something after someone else has not told the truth about it
Main entry: record

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set (or put) the record straight
give the true version of events that have been reported incorrectly; correct a misapprehension

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set the record straight — see record, 1
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Main Entry:set

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put/set the ˈrecord straight idiom
to give people the correct information about sth in order to make it clear that what they previously believed was in fact wrong

To put the record straight, I do not support that idea and never have done.

Main entry:recordidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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