Definition of put someone in the way of in English:

put someone in the way of

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  • Give someone the opportunity of.

    ‘if only she knew someone who might put her in the way of finding a more congenial job’
    • ‘I was pondering what might be the best way to replace the irreplaceable, when a friend put me in the way of Steve.’
    • ‘Thereupon, he considered it a duty to cross-question men of all degrees as to their knowledge, to make them conscious of their ignorance, and so put them in the way of becoming wise.’
    • ‘He is a businessman, and he may be able to put me in the way of obtaining a position.’