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1‘the centre of the garden was to be paved’
cover, surface, floor, top, finish, asphalt, flag, tile, tar, tarmac, metal
‘a consultative document that could pave the way for legislation’
prepare for, prepare the way for, clear the way for, open the way for, make preparations for, make provision for, get ready for, lay the foundations for, do the groundwork for, work round to, work up to, approach the subject of, introduce the subject of, put things in order for, set the scene for, smooth the path of, usher in, herald, show in, harbinger, precede, be the forerunner of, be the precursor of
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