English version

smooth something ↔ away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsmooth something ↔ away phrasal verbDEAL WITHto get rid of problems or difficulties A few objections have to be smoothed away before we can start the project. smooth→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
smooth awayThe horse dentist will smooth the sharpness away by using a metal rasp which is rubber backwards and forwards over the teeth.
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Verb table
smooth
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysmooth
he, she, itsmooths
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysmoothed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave smoothed
he, she, ithas smoothed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad smoothed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill smooth
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have smoothed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam smoothing
he, she, itis smoothing
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you, we, theyare smoothing
Past
I, he, she, itwas smoothing
you, we, theywere smoothing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been smoothing
he, she, ithas been smoothing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been smoothing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be smoothing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been smoothing
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