see (one's) way (clear) to (doing something)

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see (one's) way (clear) to (doing something)

To be free or able to do something and agree to do it. Could you see your way to talking to Bill for me? I'm just too nervous to do it myself. Now that our mortgage is paid off, my wife and I can finally see our way clear to moving to France.
See also: see, to, way
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see one's way to

Also, see one's way clear to. Find it possible or feel free to do something, as in Can you see your way to lending me the car for the week? or I finally saw my way clear to taking a vacation in Costa Rica. This expression, which transfers seeing one's path to something unobstructed, was first recorded in 1774.
See also: see, to, way
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

see your way clear to do (or doing) something

find that it is possible or convenient to do something.
See also: clear, see, something, to, way
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see your ˈway (ˈclear) to doing something

find that it is possible or convenient to do something: Could you see your way clear to lending me some money until next week?
See also: see, something, to, way
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