put (oneself) at (one's) ease

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put (oneself) at (one's) ease

To calm, comfort, or reassure oneself; to make oneself comfortable or relaxed. I think we could all put ourselves at ease if we had some personal reassurance from the owners that our jobs weren't in danger. Welcome to my estate, dear guests! I want you to have a most pleasant time here, so please put yourselves at your ease.
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The result was a soothing drive, with the mind put at ease thanks to Nissan Intelligent Mobility.
"The people are steadfast and want to continue to protest till there is some concrete information about the missing fishermen."He said even children are protesting."Though the government has been saying the missing fishermen are in Maharashtra, Kerala and Lakshadweep, but they are not allowed to call their homes,"Leonard said."The officials in those states could at least send a list of fishermen with their names and the villages they hail from in Tamil Nadu here so that the family members are put at ease,"Leonard said.
"However, he was always put at ease by the GP, who discussed issues around his illness with great sensitivity, leaving him feeling both comforted and reassured that although the end of his life was approaching he could rely on his doctor for support and care."
I was quickly put at ease when I realised it was just a case of a quick informal chat and letting them know what my grades were.
Hack Aryeh Deri's database.' Thank God, we received a report, and the prime minister's mind was put at ease along with everyone else's."
'Considering the unprecedented goodwill the President has shown, these actions from (the NDFP) may provide compelling reason and could put at ease, to some extent, the apprehension of the military and the (Duterte) administration,' Abella said.
She said: "I walked through the doors of Slimming World so nervous, but was greeted by the consultant and put at ease straight away.
The market has to be put at ease. I'm pretty sure that in the long weekend we have ahead of us we will hear some positive news coming out of Deutsche."
"I am glad that this decision has finally been made, and that residents' minds can be put at ease."
"The people hope some kind of authority can be established and the police will be deployed so we can be put at ease."
In other events, being greeted by guards with muskets in hand might not be defined as being "put at ease," but for the historical "Big House," colonial guards were the perfect welcoming for this broker's open.
The highlight is the radiology department's MRI and CT suites, where an otherwise anxious patient is immediately put at ease when he is given a range of 11 themes on an iPad to customise the ambience of the exam room.
For Erdoy-an to truly be put at ease, the AKP would need to work a miracle, somehow pulling in 400 MP seats at the June 7 elections.
We were instantly treated professionally and respectfully, put at ease while they informed us throughout about the work they were carrying out on her husband.
"I still remember the nerves like it was yesterday but they were soon put at ease by the staff team and carers at Canine Partners Southern Centre.