put (one) at (one's) ease

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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 one at (one's) ease

Fig. to cause someone to relax or feel welcome. She usually tells a little joke to put you at your ease. Please do something to put me at ease.
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put/set somebody at (their) ˈease

make 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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All AA driving instructors are fully qualified and expert at what they do, so they will quickly put you at ease and take you through your first experience behind the wheel.
They really put you at ease,and they spend as much time with you as you need.
And if you think there's someone out there watching you, then the wide range of guest speakers can put you at ease - or scare you witless.
20am, but they are always cheerful and take time to chat and put you at ease.
Kamaljit Mann, aged 24, a third-year business enterprise student, said: "She was really nice and friendly and put you at ease.
Upon perusal of these UC publications, though, there are some general conclusions that you soon will reach, and these, for the most part, will put you at ease.
From entering the doors you are greeted by the reception staff who put you at ease and can sort your problems out with no fuss.