put\ in\ the\ way\ of

put\ in\ the\ way\ of
• put in the way of
• put in one's way
v. phr.
To set before (someone); give to (someone); show the way to; help toward.

After Joe graduated, the coach put him in the way of a good job.

The librarian put me in the way of a lot of new material on the subject of my report.


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