straighten out

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Related to straighten out: straighten up, mistook, hunker down, worse for wear
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Meanwhile, Gino and Maria feel certain the love of a woman will straighten out their confused son and they let loose temptress Pina (Sophie Lorain) on their unsuspecting boy.
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.