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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Spectrophilia' the art of having sex with a spirit is not that uncommon but some clients are scared to talk about it because they are often mocked and that is the reason she shared her story as it puts them at ease, she added.
Although learners are apparently used to forming masculine-centered articulation, non-sexist language, with no doubt, puts them at ease when articulating.
It makes them more comfortable, it puts them at ease.
We're in the process right now of educating our patients about nurse-midwives, and other obstetricians who see Denise in the hospital - she really puts them at ease.
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