in the way
phrasal see in one's way

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  • In the way — Way Way, n. [OE. wey, way, AS. weg; akin to OS., D., OHG., & G. weg, Icel. vegr, Sw. v[ a]g, Dan. vei, Goth. wigs, L. via, and AS. wegan to move, L. vehere to carry, Skr. vah. [root]136. Cf. {Convex}, {Inveigh}, {Vehicle}, {Vex}, {Via}, {Voyage} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in the way — See: IN ONE S WAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the way — See: IN ONE S WAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • In the way with — Way Way, n. [OE. wey, way, AS. weg; akin to OS., D., OHG., & G. weg, Icel. vegr, Sw. v[ a]g, Dan. vei, Goth. wigs, L. via, and AS. wegan to move, L. vehere to carry, Skr. vah. [root]136. Cf. {Convex}, {Inveigh}, {Vehicle}, {Vex}, {Via}, {Voyage} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in the way of — See: PUT IN THE WAY OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the way of — See: PUT IN THE WAY OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put in the way of — or[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… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put in the way of — or[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… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To lie in the way — Lie Lie, v. i. [imp. {Lay} (l[=a]); p. p. {Lain} (l[=a]n), ({Lien} (l[imac] [e^]n), Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lying}.] [OE. lien, liggen, AS. licgan; akin to D. liggen, OHG. ligen, licken, G. liegen, Icel. liggja, Sw. ligga, Dan. ligge, Goth. ligan …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In the family way — Way Way, n. [OE. wey, way, AS. weg; akin to OS., D., OHG., & G. weg, Icel. vegr, Sw. v[ a]g, Dan. vei, Goth. wigs, L. via, and AS. wegan to move, L. vehere to carry, Skr. vah. [root]136. Cf. {Convex}, {Inveigh}, {Vehicle}, {Vex}, {Via}, {Voyage} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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