get\ smth\ straight

v. phr.
To clearly comprehend an issue.

"Let me get this straight," Burt said. "You want $85,000 for this miserable shack?"

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • bring oneself to do smth — (from Idioms in Speech) to get oneself to do something, to make oneself do something I could not bring myself to tell him that I had not seen Jean for the past four days. (A. Cronin) With a considerable effort, he brought himself to look the… …   Idioms and examples

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