clear the way

idiom

Definition of clear the way

1 : to make the area through which someone or something is trying to pass open and able to be used She directed traffic to clear the way for the ambulance.
2 : to allow something to happen or develop The truce would clear the way for further discussions between the two groups.

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“Clear the way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clear%20the%20way. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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