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ease someone into (something)

To gently introduce or accustom someone to something new, such as a job or situation. I was really stressed about beginning a job I was so unfamiliar with, but my boss made sure to ease me into the work. Your grandfather has lived in the same home for over 60 years, so we have to be sure we ease him into living with us.
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The result; the likelihood of identity theft has risen exponentially in the attempt to increase personal security, provide data protection and generally ease someone into a new country and employment.
Ultimately Enchanted Night lacks the impact of Millhauser's best stories and novels, yet Enchanted Night seems a perfect book with which to ease someone into the work of this important American writer.