blaze a trailidiom
Definition of blaze a trail
1 : to show a trail with marks on trees We followed a trail that others had blazed.
2 : to be the first one to do something and to show others how to do it The company blazed a trail with the first small computers. She blazed a trail for other women in politics.
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