English version

set/put the world to rights

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishset/put the world to rightsset/put the world to rightsDISCUSSto discuss or say how the world should be changed to make people’s lives better We were having a few beers and generally putting the world to rights. world
Examples from the Corpus
set/put the world to rightsThat straightness of Time, that confining straightness, was one with the Western picture of setting the world to rights.More recently Lou has cleaned up his act and started setting the world to rights.He wanted to put the world to rights.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.