ease (someone or something) along

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ease (someone or something) along

1. To help someone who has trouble moving to proceed, slowly and carefully. Ease grandma along because she's still a bit unsteady with her walker.
2. To physically move something slowly and carefully. It took us a while to load the van because we had to ease all the expensive artwork along so we didn't scratch it.
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ease someone or something along

to help someone or something to move along, very carefully. Just ease the piano along little by little. She eased the shy child along.
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He's started to feel a wee bit better but it's just a slow process and at that age it's important when they are growing that we ease him along and make sure he's 100 per cent when he comes back.
Even if he comes off the DL on Friday, he's still going to need to throw a couple (bullpen sessions) and we'll ease him along.
Being the type of personality the kid is, we are trying to ease him along and get him consolidated as a Test player.
Like Ulysses, Inman takes on the challenges placed in his path by nature in addition to many characters who bar his way or ease him along on his journey.