clear the way (for for something to happen)

clear the way (for for something to happen)
clear the way (for sth/for sth to happen) idiom
to remove things that are stopping the progress or movement of sth

The ruling could clear the way for extradition proceedings.

Main entry:clearidiom

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  • clear the way (for something something to happen) — clear the way (for sth/for sth to happen) idiom to remove things that are stopping the progress or movement of sth • The ruling could clear the way for extradition proceedings. Main entry: ↑clearidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • clear the way for something — clear the way/ground/for something phrase to do what needs to be done so that something can happen without any problems The new law cleared the way for polytechnics to become universities. Thesaurus: to make something possiblesynonym M …   Useful english dictionary

  • clear the ground for something — clear the way/ground/for something phrase to do what needs to be done so that something can happen without any problems The new law cleared the way for polytechnics to become universities. Thesaurus: to make something possiblesynonym M …   Useful english dictionary

  • clear the way — phrasal : to make preparations : get everything out of the way in order to be ready for new developments or a new course of action clear the way for the entertainment of the visitor * * * clear the way To make the way open • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • clear — clear1 [ klır ] adjective *** ▸ 1 easy to understand ▸ 2 obvious ▸ 3 transparent ▸ 4 without clouds/rain etc. ▸ 5 easy to see ▸ 6 easy to hear ▸ 7 not blocked ▸ 8 eyes: bright and healthy ▸ 9 skin: healthy ▸ 10 not confused ▸ 11 without guilty… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • clear — clear1 W1S1 [klıə US klır] adj comparative clearer superlative clearest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(easy to understand)¦ 2¦(impossible to doubt)¦ 3¦(sure about something)¦ 4¦(thinking)¦ 5¦(substance/liquid)¦ 6¦(weather)¦ 7¦(eyes)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • way — way1 W1S1 [weı] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(method)¦ 2¦(manner)¦ 3¦(direction/how to go somewhere)¦ 4¦(part of something that is true)¦ 5¦(distance/time)¦ 6¦(the space in front of you)¦ 7 make way (for something/somebody) 8 out of the way 9 on the/your/its way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • way — [[t]we͟ɪ[/t]] ♦ ways 1) N COUNT: oft N of ing, N to inf If you refer to a way of doing something, you are referring to how you can do it, for example the action you can take or the method you can use to achieve it. Freezing isn t a bad way of… …   English dictionary

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