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.
See also: ease, put
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Plus, as nervousness is an indispensable trait in language production, learners, unconsciously and as one's nature decrees, put themselves at ease by giving egoistic and--at the same time--positive language articulation.