see (one's) way (clear) to (doing something)(redirected from see one's way clear to doing something)
see (one's) way (clear) to (doing something)
To be free or able to do something and agree to do it. Could you see your way to talking to Bill for me? I'm just too nervous to do it myself. Now that our mortgage is paid off, my wife and I can finally see our way clear to moving to France.
see one's way to
Also, see one's way clear to. Find it possible or feel free to do something, as in Can you see your way to lending me the car for the week? or I finally saw my way clear to taking a vacation in Costa Rica. This expression, which transfers seeing one's path to something unobstructed, was first recorded in 1774.