(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 tomorrow.

Main entry:sureidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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

  • 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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