put (someone) at ease


: to make (someone) feel calm and relaxed
Her reassuring words put us at ease.

Examples of put (someone) at ease in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most of us try to put at ease whoever happens to be in the spotlight. Los Angeles Times, 2 May 2021 However, she was quickly put at ease by the legendary diva...and her love of a deli meat. Lester Fabian Brathwaite, EW.com, 10 June 2023 As a nervous rider, I’m instantly put at ease by Manuela’s patient guidance and innate handling of her own horse, Pajarito. Christine Chitnis, Condé Nast Traveler, 30 Mar. 2023 Those measures intend to help put at ease the growing number of people seeking abortions here, though the state’s increase in out-of-state patients hasn’t shot up as starkly as expected. Nina Shapiro, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Mar. 2023 One whiff of this roll-on essential oil blend, infused with sweet orange, lavender, basil, peppermint more, and I'll instantly be put at ease on the most stressful of days. Monique Valeris, Good Housekeeping, 12 Jan. 2023 There is no generalized male viewer to entertain or put at ease. Lesley Finn, Longreads, 7 July 2022 Investors have been put at ease by the Fed’s latest statement on tapering its stimulus, Evergrande’s payment of a local bond, and potential progress on the debt ceiling front. Q.ai - Make Genius Money Moves, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021 But Kuzma was quickly put at ease by the future Hall of Famer, who had retired a year earlier after 20 seasons with the Lakers. Chuck Schilken, Los Angeles Times, 10 Aug. 2021

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“Put (someone) at ease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20%28someone%29%20at%20ease. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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