This term refers to fixing the direction of a project or initiative to have a more positive outcome.
Example: There are a lot of problems with the project, so we need to right the ship and get the project back on track.
Variations: we will right this ship, righting the ship, right the ships, right this ship
Related: course correction
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Word: Close It Out
Definition: To mark something as completed.
Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.