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straighten outCopyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
transitive verb phrase
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
2. (one's affairs)
a. poner en orden
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
I soon straightened him out on that point enseguida le aclaré las cosas a ese respecto; they sent me to a psychoanalyst to try and straighten me out me mandaron a un psicoanalista para ver si resolvía mis problemas; if you don't behave I'll send your father in to straighten you out si no te comportas llamaré a tu padre para que te ajuste las cuentas
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