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assure

  
  ( assures    3rd person present)   ( assuring    present participle)   ( assured    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you assure someone that something is true or will happen, you tell them that it is definitely true or will definitely happen, often in order to make them less worried.   (=reassure)  
He hastened to assure me that there was nothing traumatic to report...      V n that  
`Are you sure the raft is safe?' she asked anxiously. `Couldn't be safer,' Max assured her confidently...      V n with quote  
Government officials recently assured Hindus of protection.      V n of n  
    assured  
2       verb   To assure someone of something means to make certain that they will get it.   (=guarantee)  
Last night's resounding victory over Birmingham City has virtually assured them of promotion...      V n of n  
Ways must be found to assure our children a decent start in life.      V n n  
3    You use phrases such as I can assure you or let me assure you to emphasize the truth of what you are saying.  
I can assure you/let me assure you             phrase   PHR that, PHR with cl     (emphasis)    I can assure you that the animals are well cared for...     
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assure     ( assures    3rd person present)   ( assuring    present participle)   ( assured    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you assure someone that something is true or will happen, you tell them that it is definitely true or will definitely happen, often in order to make them less worried.   (=reassure)  
He hastened to assure me that there was nothing traumatic to report...      V n that  
`Are you sure the raft is safe?' she asked anxiously. `Couldn't be safer,' Max assured her confidently...      V n with quote  
Government officials recently assured Hindus of protection.      V n of n  
    assured  
2       verb   To assure someone of something means to make certain that they will get it.   (=guarantee)  
Last night's resounding victory over Birmingham City has virtually assured them of promotion...      V n of n  
Ways must be found to assure our children a decent start in life.      V n n  
3    You use phrases such as I can assure you or let me assure you to emphasize the truth of what you are saying.  
I can assure you/let me assure you      phrase   PHR that, PHR with cl     (emphasis)    I can assure you that the animals are well cared for...     

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assure

  
1    comfort, convince, embolden, encourage, hearten, persuade, reassure, soothe  
2    affirm, attest, certify, confirm, declare confidently, give one's word to, guarantee, pledge, promise, swear, vow  
3    clinch, complete, confirm, ensure, guarantee, make certain, make sure, seal, secure  

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n.
cela se voit
n.
me too
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
n.
çà me prend la tête
n.
çà ne me dit rien
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
n.
çà ne me dit pas grand_chose
n.
çà me fait froid dans le dos
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
exp.
polite expression offering to do something for someone
n.
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
[Bus.];[Tech.]
pron.
you
[Slang]
adj.
without a doubt, sure as you can be
exp.
take an action that will complicate things; do something with a negative impact
exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
n.
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