make way (for somebody)

make way (for somebody)
make ˈway (for sb/sth) idiom
to allow sb/sth to pass; to allow sb/sth to take the place of sb/sth

Make way for the Lord Mayor!

Tropical forest is felled to make way for grassland.

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