Brown was always quick to straighten out an IKE in the FDNY, but he could do nothing about the IKEs in Washington.
Morris struggled to straighten his back, which involved stiffening a spine rarely used.
Fox, herself a Navy veteran, tried to straighten things out—and for that, she lost her job.
straighten up and fly right: the capsule is rolling and jettisoning its remaining ballast masses for parachute deploy.
In short, Romney needed to straighten out his financial affairs, and those around him should have told him to do it long ago.
And if I straighten things out that way nobody'll get left, see?
Before I could straighten him out a second and more awful idea hit him.
“Matters will straighten out as soon as you see your wife,” Penny declared.
I'll have to run over there myself in a day or two and straighten it out.
Things always do straighten themselves out, I suppose—for those who know how to wait.