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oil the wheels

informal
to make it easier for something to happen: An aid programme was established to oil the wheels of economic reform in the region.
Translations of “oil the wheels”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使順利進行, 促進…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使顺利进行, 促进…
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