grease the wheels

idiom

Definition of grease the wheels

: to improve an essential or functioning part of an organization, process, etc. They hoped that the tax cuts would grease the wheels of the economy.

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“Grease the wheels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grease%20the%20wheels. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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