be sure to do something

be sure to do something spoken phrase
used for reminding someone to do something

Be sure to fasten your seat belt.

Thesaurus: ways of encouraging or telling someone to do somethingsynonym
Main entry: sure

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • (be) sure to do something — be sure to do sth idiom used to tell sb to do sth • Be sure to give your family my regards.  In spoken English and plus another verb can be used instead of to and the infinitive • Be sure and call me t …   Useful english dictionary

  • be sure to do something — spoken used for reminding someone to do something Be sure to fasten your seat belt …   English dictionary

  • sure-fire — If something is sure fire, it is certain to succeed. ( Surefire is also used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • sure — sure1 W1S1 [ʃo: US ʃur] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(certain you know something)¦ 2 make sure 3¦(certain about your feelings)¦ 4¦(certain to be true)¦ 5¦(certain to happen/succeed)¦ 6 be sure of (doing) something 7 sure of yourself 8 be sure to do something 9… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sure — 1 adjective 1 CERTAIN YOU KNOW STH (not before noun) confident that you know something or that something is true or correct: “What time does the show start?” “I m not sure.” | sure (that): I m sure there s a logical explanation for all this. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sure — sure1 [ ʃur ] adjective *** 1. ) certain that something is real, true, or correct: I think she s called Monica, but I m not sure. sure (that): Are you sure these figures are right? I was sure that I had left my keys on the counter. sure about: If …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sure */*/*/ — I UK [ʃɔː(r)] / UK [ʃʊə(r)] / US [ʃʊr] adjective Word forms sure : adjective sure comparative surer superlative surest Ways of indicating that you feel sure about something: I m sure → the most usual way of saying that you are sure about… …   English dictionary

  • sure — [[t]ʃʊ͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦ surer, surest 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, ADJ that, ADJ wh, ADJ about/of n If you are sure that something is true, you are certain that it is true. If you are not sure about something, you do not know for certain what the true… …   English dictionary

  • sure — I. adjective (surer; surest) Etymology: Middle English seur, sure, from Anglo French seur, from Latin securus secure Date: 13th century 1. obsolete safe from danger or harm 2. firmly established ; steadfast < a sure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sure thing — 1. {n.}, {informal} Something sure to happen; something about which there is no doubt. * /It s no fun betting on a sure thing./ 2. {adv.} Of course; certainly * /Sure thing, I ll be glad to do it for you./ Compare: FOR SURE(2), SURE ENOUGH …   Dictionary of American idioms

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