Anything that can smooth the way has got to be a good thing.
"Would you like me to go along and smooth your way?"
It begins with a phone call, simply to smooth the way.
"I find that money can often smooth the way in those circles just as it does at every other social level."
Invention does not smooth the way for the practical men and make them possible.
But it does happen, and volunteering can smooth the way.
That gives me enough time to smooth the way for you.
Every place she goes, I need to smooth the way.
He had done this deliberately to smooth the way for Ryan.
"She was great about answering questions and smoothing the way."