straighten out


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President Reagan, Weinberger's long-time mentor, was forced to appoint the Scowcroft Commission to straighten out the mess Weinberger had made of the strategic modernization program and the Packard Commission to straighten out the mess Weinberger had made of the procurement system.
Just very green," reported his forgiving rider, and the pair were well on top once Robinson managed to straighten out the three-year-old on his second start.
A half-acre outcropping across the highway from the Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park triggered a dispute over plans to carve into the hill and straighten out the road to handle traffic from a planned subdivision.
But a half-acre outcropping has triggered a development war over plans to carve into the hill and straighten out the historic highway, revered by motorists, history buffs and sightseers.