put things in order


put things in order
organized things, fixed the situation, sorted things out

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • put/set something to rights — put/set (something) to rights : to put (something) back into the normal or proper condition He helped his mother put things to rights [=put things in order] after his father died. • • • Main Entry: ↑right …   Useful english dictionary

  • put/set to rights — put/set (something) to rights : to put (something) back into the normal or proper condition He helped his mother put things to rights [=put things in order] after his father died. • • • Main Entry: ↑right …   Useful english dictionary

  • put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • put something to rights — put/set/something to rights phrase to make something go back to its normal state again We’ll have to put the place to rights before they get back. Thesaurus: to make something bettersynonym Main entry: right * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • put somebody to rights — put/set sb/sth to ˈrights idiom to correct sb/sth; to put things in their right places or right order • It took me ages to put things to rights after the workmen had left. Main entry: ↑rightidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • order — 1 noun 1 FOR A PURPOSE a) in order to do sth for the purpose of doing something: politicians who make promises simply in order to win more votes | In order to understand how the human body works, you need to have some knowledge of chemistry. b)… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • order — or|der1 W1S1 [ˈo:də US ˈo:rdər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(for a purpose)¦ 2¦(arrangement)¦ 3¦(instruction)¦ 4¦(controlled situation)¦ 5¦(well organized state)¦ 6¦(for food or drink)¦ 7¦(for goods)¦ 8 be out of order 9 be in order …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • order — 1) In business and trade, making a request to deliver, sell, receive, or purchase goods or services; 2) In the securities and futures trade, instructions to a broker on how to buy or sell. The most common orders in futures markets are market… …   Financial and business terms

  • order — or|der1 [ ɔrdər ] noun *** ▸ 1 way things are arranged ▸ 2 request by customer ▸ 3 when people obey laws ▸ 4 official instruction ▸ 5 well organized situation ▸ 6 the way things are ▸ 7 type/quality ▸ 8 group of people ▸ 9 group of plants/animals …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • order — 01. The books are shelved in alphabetical [order] by title. 02. He made sure everything in his office was in [order] before leaving for the conference. 03. The soldier was severely disciplined for refusing to follow an [order]. 04. People have… …   Grammatical examples in English