straighten out


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Related to straighten out: straighten up, mistook, hunker down, worse for wear
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On the other hand, O'Rourke and Smith College colleague Roxana Cocan proved last year that in the roominess of four- or higher-dimensional space, one can straighten out any open chain and uncrinkle any polygon.
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.