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prepare the ground

If you prepare the ground for an activity or a situation, you do something that will help it to happen: The leaders of both countries are preparing the ground for negotiations which may lead to peace.
Translations of “prepare the ground”
in Chinese (Traditional) 做好準備…
in Chinese (Simplified) 作好准备…
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