Definition of 'at ease'
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He was also a great listener who put others at ease with his deferential manner and dry wit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We hope this puts his mind at ease. The Sun (2015)They were totally at ease talking about their age difference. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are about putting other people at ease. The Sun (2012)These initial exercises have as the main outcome of putting people at ease and establishing rapport. Training with N.L.P. (1994)So how does he put his subjects at ease? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pay compliments and put your companion at ease. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was brilliant and put contestants at ease. The Sun (2015)He really makes an effort to put people at ease. The Sun (2014)He has done his best to put me at ease since we arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Doing active things like that puts your mind at ease. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was good to see him and finally put my mind at ease on how he now looks. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)When he walks into a room, he makes jokes to put people at ease. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She also uses light-hearted comments to put nervous guests at ease. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She aims to put nervous cooks at ease, insisting festive cooking is fun. The Sun (2009)It's a case of confirming their suspicions or putting them at ease. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He put me at ease, and gave me confidence that this might help. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He could put us at ease by reassuring us that he's not. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That put us at ease. The Sun (2014)At awkward drinks parties, they're the ones striking up conversations and putting people at ease. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And it seems the move has, thankfully, put her at ease. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He puts people at ease, is interested in their concerns and opinions, asks questions and makes notes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He added: 'I was a bundle of nerves but she is so relaxed and put me at ease. Times, Sunday Times (2011)On the other hand: If you fear you have been exposed to the virus it may put your mind at ease. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)Of course Her Maj is a dab hand at putting people at ease and soon had them both eating out of her hand. The Sun (2009)
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