Spanish translation of 'straighten out'
transitive verb + adverb
1. [wire, nail] enderezar
2. (= resolve)
3. (informal) [person]
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
intransitive verb + adverbSee also straighten
after the crossroads the road straightens out tras el cruce ya no hay más curvas
the road hardly straightens out at all from here to Bangor son todo curvas de aquí a Bangor
2. (very informal) (= give up drugs) desengancharse (inf)
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She kept the left rudder pushed in, despite her desire to straighten out.CHAINS OF COMMAND (1993)
He had still not had time to straighten out his own thoughts.A WORM OF DOUBT
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Translation of straighten out from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary