see one's way to
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Also, see one's way clear to. Find it possible or feel free to do something, as in Can you see your way to lending me the car for the week? or I finally saw my way clear to taking a vacation in Costa Rica. This expression, which transfers seeing one's path to something unobstructed, was first recorded in 1774.
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