put right

put right
put (something) right to correct something to make it the way it should be.

What did we do wrong? And how do we put it right?

Usage notes: often used in the form put things right:

At the end, he got over his anger, and was determined to put things right.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • transferable put right — An option issued by a firm to its shareholders to sell the firm one share of its common stock at a fixed price (the strike price ) within a stated period (the time to maturity ). The put right is transferable because it can be traded in the… …   Financial and business terms

  • put option — see option 3 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. put option …   Law dictionary

  • put — n: put option at option 3 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. put …   Law dictionary

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