smooth over

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
If you smooth over a problem or difficulty, you make it less serious and easier to deal with, especially by talking to the people concerned. an attempt to smooth over the violent splits that have occurred The Chancellor is trying to smooth things over
treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
slide; settle difficulties
smooth over

    التركية النطق

    smudh ōvır


    /ˈsmo͞oᴛʜ ˈōvər/ /ˈsmuːð ˈoʊvɜr/

    علم أصول الكلمات

    [ 'smü[th] ] (adjective.) before 12th century. Middle English smothe, from Old English smOth; akin to Old Saxon smOthi smooth.

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