Bedeutung von “smooth sth over” — Learner’s Dictionary

smooth sth over

phrasal verb with smooth us uk /smuːð/ verb [ T ] also smooth down/out, etc

to make a disagreement or problem seem less serious, especially by talking to the people involved in it:

Would you like me to smooth things over between you and Nick?

(Definition von “smooth sth over” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)