put/set somebody at ease
put (one) at (one's) ease
To calm, comfort, or reassure one; to make one comfortable or relaxed. I'd like to put you all at your ease and assure you that there will be no layoffs, so please do not listen to the rumors going around. The duke was renowned for going to great lengths to put his guests at their ease when they called over for social visits.
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put/set somebody at (their) ˈeasemake somebody feel relaxed, not shy, etc: Try to put the candidate at ease by being friendly and informal. ♢ No matter what situation she was in, somehow she always managed to look completely at her ease.
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