get something straight : Idioms in English

get something straight

To clarify that something is understand properly
"So let me get this straight," Niles said. "I was supposed to meet you at the library at 3:25, but you haven't showed up yet. It is 4:00 now!"

get something straight in News

  • West Virginia sports history, from A to Z

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- OK, so lets get something straight right off the bat here: When West Virginia was born, so to speak, 150 years ago today, sports werent that big a deal. Yes, they were playing some golf over in Scotland, where the British Open was abou...
    on June 20, 2013 Source: The Charleston Gazette

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