show the way

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show the way

To guide someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "show" and "the." I've never been here before, so you need to show me the way. Your leadership has always shown the way for our company.
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show the way

Guide, as in This division has shown the way to bigger profits. This expression transfers the physical sense of guiding one in a particular direction. [Early 1500s] Also see lead the way.
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show the ˈway

do something first so that other people can follow: The future lies in changing the way we do business, and this Internet company is showing the way.
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The native guides Clinton had hired to show him the ways of Washington, including George Stephanopoulos and congressional liaison Howard Paster, wanted him to have better relations with Capitol Hill than Jimmy Carter.