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English definition of “show (sb) the way”

show (sb) the way

to do something original that others are likely to copy: Sweden has shown the way forward on energy efficiency.Inspiration and inspiring
(Definition of show (sb) the way from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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