set (one) at (one's) ease

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set (one) at (one's) ease

To calm, comfort, or reassure one; to make one comfortable or relaxed. I'd like to set you all at 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 set his guests at their ease during social visits.
See also: ease, set
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But she began to speak as soon as possible, to set them at ease.
Female customers of SABB were welcomed into a relaxing environment in MYNM's showrooms in Jeddah and Riyadh by female sales staff and live jazz music to set them at ease. Guests had the opportunity to learn more about BMW and its history before being taken by female staff and a BMW Product Genius for an overview of key BMW models and their features aimed to best suit each guest's individual needs.
And when people feel awkward about her disability or don't know what to .say, I know that my kid--having talked about it all her life--will have what it takes to set them at ease. It's just a small part of our overall plan to teach Leah total self-awareness and acceptance, genuine self-esteem and the self-confidence to tell you all about it.